VW Brazil appoints Henrique Mendes Araújo to head Government Affairs
Henrique Mendes Araújo will be the new head of Government Affairs for Volkswagen Brazil as of July 1, 2022.
Announced Monday (9 May), Mr. Araújo will be taking over for Antonio Megale who, according to local news portal Automotive Business, is in the process of retiring.
Holding various management positions in legal and government affairs, Mr. Araújo began his career at Volkswagen Brazil in 2008. Overall, he has more than 19 years of experience the area.
The executive has also held various positions with Brazil’s Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association Anfavea since 2008. He is currently the associations vice president.
Mr. Araújo holds a degree in Social and Legal Sciences from the São Bernardo do Campo College of Law and a Constitutional Law postgraduate degree from PUC university, São Paulo.
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