Starting today, Arne Heinrichs is Italdesign new Chief Financial Officer, General Manager Finance and Executive Board Member.

He was born on May 19th, 1966 in Germany. After an Apprenticeship at Deutsche Bank in Rosenheim and studies in Economics and Philosophy in Munich he started his career 1995 in the Controlling Department of Procter & Gamble in Frankfurt.

From 1998 he worked in multiple roles within General Electric Germany – starting in GE Capital Modular Space, Düsseldorf as Purchasing Director Germany. Later he was promoted Purchasing Director Europe in GE Bayer Silicones, Leverkusen – a JV of General Electric and Bayer.

From 2003 he started his career within Audi working in various roles within Purchasing.

In 2013 he was appointed Purchasing Director and Board Member in Ducati, Bologna to lead the integration of Ducati within the Audi Group. From 2016 he returned into Product Controlling within AUDI to work on the Integration of Connect and Digitalization into the carlines as Finance Manager.