Audi Appoints Marketing Executive for New “Chief Marketing Officer” Role in the United States

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May 24, 2006

Source: Audi of America

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – As part of the company’s continuing transformation, Audi of America announced today the appointment of Scott Keogh as Chief Marketing Officer, a newly formed position designed to oversee all marketing strategy and department responsibilities, as well as lead the company’s marketing effort to further elevate the positioning of the Audi brand in the United States. The new position, which reports to Johan de Nysschen, executive vice president, is the latest addition to the Audi management team.

“Audi is experiencing strong growth in this market, and the strengthening of our Management Team is an important element in continuing this success,” said Johan de Nysschen, executive vice president in charge of Audi of America. “Scott will guide our marketing organization to focus on building our brand image across multiple customer touch points.”

Prior to joining Audi, Keogh, 37, worked at Mercedes-Benz USA for more than a decade. Most recently, Keogh was general manager, marketing communications, where he was responsible for developing all strategic marketing communications plans, including brand and product positioning. Previous positions at Mercedes-Benz included general manager, Smart USA where Keogh was responsible for sales, marketing, product planning and retail development for the new automotive brand. Prior to leading Smart USA, Keogh was responsible for corporate communications for MBUSA.

Keogh has a Bachelor of Arts from Hobart and William Smith Colleges in upstate New York.

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