At the 48th Annual General Meeting on April 24, 2008, Christian Wulff, Minister-President of the Federal State of Lower Saxony, and Walter Hirche, Minister of Economic Affairs, Labor and Transport for the Federal State of Lower Saxony, were elected to the Supervisory Board for a full term of office. Prof. Dr. Heinrich von Pierer stepped down from his position on the Volkswagen AG Supervisory Board as of the end of the Annual General Meeting. The Annual General Meeting elected Dr. Wolfgang Porsche as his successor for a full term of office.
Olaf Kunz stepped down from his position on the Supervisory Board effective December 30, 2008. He was replaced by Hartmut Meine effective December 30, 2008, by way of a decision by the Registry Court.
No changes were made to the composition of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG during fiscal year 2008.
The Supervisory Board would like to thank the members of the Board of Management, the Works Council, the management and all the employees of Volkswagen AG and its affiliated companies for their efforts and achievements. They have all worked very hard to ensure the positive positioning of the Volkswagen Group.
Wolfsburg, March 2, 2009
Dr. Ferdinand K. Piëch
Chairman of the Supervisory Board