Porsche Announces New Chief
Financial Officer for U.S.
ATLANTA - Porsche announced that
Thierry Kartochian will become Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer of Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA),
headquartered in Atlanta.
Kartochian comes to PCNA from
Porsche Business Services (PBS) and Porsche Financial Services (PFS)
in Chicago where he is concurrently Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer of the respective organizations. His
responsibilities at these positions, which started in October of
2008, include executive management of PBS, which provides shared
services for PCNA and other Porsche entities in North America.
As CFO of PFS, he is responsible for varied financial services
for Porsche's North American operations, including both the U.S.
and Canadian markets. Kartochian further serves as Executive
Vice President for Porsche Enterprises, Incorporated, the
holding company for Porsche in North America that is also
located in Chicago.
Prior to accepting this new
position at PCNA, Kartochian built 19 years of industry
experience within the Porsche Group, including a nine year stint
as CFO and HR Director of Porsche France Group where he was
responsible for all finance, IT, legal and HR activities.
He began his career at Porsche AG
in Stuttgart, Germany, in 1991 as a controlling analyst.
As CFO at PCNA, Kartochian will
replace Frank Hoffmann who is pursuing other opportunities
outside the company.
Kartochian (43) will move from Chicago to
Atlanta with his family that includes his wife and two children.
Kartochian holds a MBA from E.S.S.E.C. Business School in Paris.