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Dr. Ariane Reinhart Assumes Office as Executive Board Member for Human Resources

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- Human resources expert with international experience in the automotive sector
- Future mobility challenges also to be addressed in human resources field

Dr. Ariane Reinhart (44) today assumes her post as Executive Board Member for Human Resources at Continental AG, further bolstering the Executive Board, which now has nine members. The Supervisory Board of the international automotive supplier, tire manufacturer, and industry partner, appointed Dr. Reinhart for this position in an ordinary meeting on April 25, 2014. Her contract runs for three years.

"We are pursuing ambitious goals for growth and therefore need the best global talent on board. The foundation for this is sustainable human resource management. We are looking forward to working with Dr. Reinhart. As an experienced human resources expert in the international automotive industry, she is familiar with the special requirements and challenges that we have to face, both now and in the future," says Continental CEO, Dr. Elmar Degenhart.

"Sustainable mobility is my motivation. Our employees can only put in their best performance in an environment in which they feel appreciated and inspired. We will help them to grow with our business and to put their skills and abilities to full use for our common success," explains Reinhart.

Dr. Reinhart is a lawyer with demonstrated and recognized expertise in the human resources field. From October 1999, she was employed in various human resources positions at the Volkswagen group. In October 2012, she became the Executive Board Member for Human Resources at Bentley Motors, a subsidiary of the VW Group.

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With sales of around €33.3 billion in 2013, Continental is one of the world's leading automotive suppliers. As a supplier of brake systems, systems and components for powertrains and chassis, instrumentation, infotainment solutions, vehicle electronics, tires and technical elastomers, Continental contributes to enhanced driving safety and global climate protection. Continental is also an expert partner in networked automobile communication. Continental currently has approximately 186,000 employees in 49 countries.