Porsche Romania appointed Andreas Burgholzer as General Manager

Porsche Romania announces the appointment of Andreas Burgholzer as General Manager, joining Brent Valmar at the helm of the company from March 2024. With more than 12 years of experience within the Porsche group, Andreas Burgholzer joins Porsche Romania after previously occupying the position of Finance Manager at SIVA Portugal, a subsidiary of Porsche Holding Salzburg. He replaces David Gedlička, appointed CEO at Volkswagen Financial Services Slovakia.

We are delighted to have with us in Romania a valuable specialist trained within the Porsche Group. Over the years, Andreas has been involved in some of the most complex takeover and integration processes in new markets, in the Retail and Wholesales business areas of Porsche Holding Salzburg, actively contributing to the successful operations of all subsidiaries in which he activated. I am convinced that his expertise will add value locally and will contribute to strengthening Porsche Romania’s leading position in the automotive segment. Together we will implement wide-ranging initiatives that will keep the company on its strategic development path, while preparing for future industry challenges and the full transition to electromobility”, stated Brent Valmar, General Director Porsche Romania.

Andreas Burgholzer started his career with Porsche Holding Salzburg Group in 2012 as Finance Project Manager at Porsche Inter Auto Poland, playing a pivotal role in the successful takeover of the Retail activities in this region. Subsequently, he held strategic positions in the Finance Management structures of several Group companies, with responsibilities in the field of supervision of financial activities, mergers and acquisitions, integration, and new segment development. He has been instrumental in achieving the Group’s objectives thanks to his extensive experience in the area of financial management and the integration and consolidation of new markets.

In my 12 years at Porsche Holding Salzburg, I have managed and implemented, together with our teams and business partners, the Group’s operational expansion and consolidation strategies in Retail and Wholesales sectors, always keeping customer care and customer needs at the center of our business decisions. I am thrilled to be in Romania, surrounded and supported by a solid and experienced team, with whom I am convinced I can truly contribute to achieving the Group’s strategic objectives. The automotive industry is in the midst of a transformation and evolution towards a zero-emission mobility sector, so we will work with our dealers and partners to support this transition, providing Porsche Romania’s clients with the most sustainable technologies and mobility solutions for the long term”, said Andreas Burgholzer, the newly appointed General Manager at Porsche Romania.

Andreas BurgholzerBrent Valmargeneral managerPorsche Romania
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