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Volkswagen supervisory board to elect new CEO on Thursday - source

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(Reuters) - will hold a meeting of its supervisory board on Thursday to decide on a new chief executive, bringing forward the meeting previously planned for Friday, a source with knowledge of the matter said.

The board will elect the of the company's core VW brand, Herbert Diess, as new CEO, the source said on condition of anonymity.

Diess will replace as the company looks to give fresh impetus to its recovery from an emissions scandal.

(Reporting by Jan C. Schwartz; Writing by Tom Sims; Editing by and David Goodman)

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 05:32 IST