Click here to send us any new appointments or annoucements. Be sure to include: company name, name of hire, position, and background. Thank you.

Volkswagen Group Canada recently announced the appointment of Pierre Boutin, current head of Volkswagen France to lead Canadian operations beginning Jan.1.

Boutin, a Canadian citizen who was previously the head of VW in Russia, follows Daniel Weissland as CEO of VW Canada.

“It is a tremendous opportunity to be coming back home to lead the transformation of our company with such a talented and dedicated team,” Boutin said in a statement. “The Canadian automotive landscape is rapidly changing, and the Volkswagen Group is looking to play a bigger part.“

Boutin has extensive experience in the automotive industry working for other OEM’s like Nissan and Ford. He holds a bachelor’s degree with a marketing specialization from Université Laval in Quebec City.

© 2020 First XV. All rights reserved.