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VW needs an outsider to fix it

Hans Dieter Poetsch not right for chairman's post, considering his status as the former CFO

Mr Poetsch will likely find it difficult, as chairman, to question all the decisions taken by the former regime, including himself.


VOLKSWAGEN needs a new chairman. In early September, Europe's largest carmaker named long-term finance chief Hans Dieter Poetsch as successor to Ferdinand Piech, the patriarch of VW's controlling family. Mr Poetsch was already a questionable choice. The emissions cheating scandal

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