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Event Germany Automotive

Global Supplier Development with Volkswagen AG

Event: Oct 12, 2022 Location: Wolfsburg, Germany
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Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI), the foreign trade and investment agency of the Federal Republic of Germany, is delighted to invite international suppliers interested in expanding their portfolio to its business breakfast event at the International Suppliers Fair. Volkswagen AG will outline its international supplier strategy and explain what steps firms can take to become a key supplier and close development partner.

Tim Rottstock, Head of Supplier Management and Michael Kramm, Head of Group Information Security will present the supplier selection process and highlight current priorities for their respective groups. They will also provide recommendations for establishing successful long-term collaborations. Emilio Brahmst from Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) will moderate the event and outline their services in support of the industry.

Ample time is reserved for networking.


The Ritz-Carlton Hotel | Parkstraße 1 | 38440 Wolfsburg | Germany

The business breakfast will take place on Wednesday, October 12, 2022, from 7:15 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in the nearby Autostadt.


7:15 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

8:15 a.m.

Introduction & Welcome Address

Emilio Brahmst, Director, Germany Trade & Invest

Wendelin Göbel, Spokesman of the Board, Wolfsburg AG

Keynote Speeches

8:30 a.m.

Purchasing Process and Supplier Relations at Volkswagen AG

Tim Rottstock, Head of Supplier Management, Volkswagen AG

Michael Kramm, Head of Group Information Security, Volkswagen AG

9:30 a.m.




Please RSVP by October 5, 2022, to Mr. Stefan Di Bitonto by providing your name, title, position and company. Participation is free of charge but limited to two person per organization. Timely registration is advised.

If you have any question regarding business expansion to Germany, you may request a meeting by including your interest in the RSVP or by contacting one of our staff at the event.

About GTAI

Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) is the foreign trade and investment agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. GTAI supports foreign enterprises seeking to establish a physical business operation in Germany. Our investment services are free-of-charge and they include:

  • One-stop-shop investment project management services throughout Germany
  • Market demographics & information concerning key German industries
  • Information and non-binding consultation concerning legal, financial and tax issues
  • Governmental investment incentives consultation
  • Identifying the most suitable and cost-efficient real estate & business locations in Germany
  • Site visit coordination

We look forward meeting you in Wolfsburg!

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