AJAX, ON, Aug. 7 /CNW/ - Volkswagen Canada is pleased to announce the
nomination of Peter Viney as its new Manager, Public Relations for the
Volkswagen Brand in Canada. Peter succeeds Patrick Saint-Pierre, who has
accepted a post with Volkswagen of America.
Peter has held a variety of posts during his 19 years with the company,
with Area management positions in Vancouver and, most recently, Montreal. He
holds a Bachelor of Sciences degree from Concordia University (Montreal,
Quebec) and is working on his Master's degree at Norwich University in
Northfield, Vermont. Peter is fluent in French and English.
Working at Volkswagen Group Canada's head office in Ajax, Ontario, Peter
will be responsible for the planning and execution of the Public Relations and
Media Relations activities for the Volkswagen Brand, as well as for Volkswagen
Group Canada Inc. as a corporate citizen in the Canadian marketplace.
"We are pleased to have Peter assume this strategic position as a
spokesperson for the Volkswagen brand in Canada" commented Mr. John White,
President and Chief Executive Officer of Volkswagen Group Canada. Peter knows
the history of the Volkswagen Brand in Canada after the number of strategic
positions he has held with the company in Canada's three metropolitan
Founded in 1952, Volkswagen Canada is headquartered in Ajax, Ontario. It
is part of Volkswagen Group Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG,
headquartered in Wolfsburg, Germany.
For further information:
For further information: Mr. Peter Viney, (905) 428-5858,