Porsche | At a Glance

by Sales Team on July 14, 2016

Porsche | At a Glance

Porsche At A Glance

Through world-class craftsmanship and a commitment to facilitating superior driving in superior vehicles, Porsche has distinguished itself as an exclusive luxury brand that practices a holistic approach to business. Porsche Centre Calgary parallels that same commitment through the craftsmanship in their building and business practices. The following provides some key information about the Porsche brand.

Strategy

At the heart of the company is a desire for value-creating growth, a vision that is found in the company’s Strategy 2018, which was presented for the first time in 2011. To achieve this growth, Porsche concentrates on innovation, marketability, social responsibility, strong partnerships, and profitability without compromise. By prioritizing these essential elements of their business, Porsche is able to consistently launch cutting-edge new models that are both profitable and leave customers impressed by the quality of Porsche cars and professionalism of Porsche employees.

Facts & Figures

Growth is tracked annually, as Porsche continues to raise the bar with innovative vehicle developments and highly successful marketing campaigns. In 2015, Porsche delivered 225,121 vehicles, 19 percent above the figure of the previous year. Revenue rose by 25 percent from 2014 to 2015. The operating profit also rose by 25 percent, while the level of Porsche employees reached a new peak after an increase of 9 percent.

The Executive Board

Sitting as the chairman of the Executive Board of Porsche AG since October 2015 is Oliver Blume. Other board members include:

  • Lutz Meschke (Finance and IT, Deputy Chairman)
  • Andreas Haffner (Human Resources and Social Affairs)
  • Detlev von Platen (Sales and Marketing)
  • Albrecht Reimold (Production and Logistics)
  • Uwe-Karsten Städter (Procurement)
  • Michael Steiner (Research and Development).

The Supervisory Board

Guiding the company is the 21-member Supervisory Board of Porsche AG. Dr. Wolfgang Porsche has been the Chairman of this board since 2007. Dr. Wolfgang Porsche’s deputy Uwe Huck, the Chairman of the Central and Corporate Works Council.

The Sites

If home is where the heart is, then Zuffenhausen, Germany is the heart of Porsche. Here, management has its headquarters. The following are other important locations in Germany for the Porsche brand:

  • Northern Stuttgart: where all the sports cars and their engines are built
  • Weissach: where the Research and Development Centre is located
  • Leipzig: the second production site, where the Cayenne, Panamera and Macan are released
  • Ludwigsburg: where part of the After Sales Division is located
  • Sachsenhiem: home to the main spare parts warehouse
  • Bietigheim-Bissingen: the home of several subsidiaries

Craig Shostak, Dealer Principal of Porsche Centre Calgary and his team concentrate on extending Porsche’s social responsibility throughout the city of Calgary. Without compromise, Porsche Centre Calgary defines what a owning a Porsche is all about.

Craig Shostak
Porsche Centre Calgary

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