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Volkswagen labour chief backs new CEO Diess to steer overhaul

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By Maria SheahanFRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen's top labour representative has backed the company's management shake-up, signalling that new CEO Herbert Diess could face less resistance in his efforts to revamp Europe's biggest carmaker than in his previous role.Diess was appointed late on Thursday to succeed ousted group chief Matthias Mueller as part of an overhaul that includes the streamlining of VW's multiple car brands into three groups while preparing its truck business for a potential listing."We are convinced that, with Diess, we have the right man on board," works council chief ...

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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 14:41 IST