Wolfgang Bernhard cannot fix Volkswagen by himself.
That is why the VW brand chairman is quickly moving his own people into key positions.
"He is leaving little doubt that this is his team," said one VW insider. "And he's not wasting any time."
Bernhard, 45, has spent the past 16 months assembling his group of advisers. His Wolfsburg, Germany, team is expected to specialize in areas where Bernhard is placing increased emphasis: VW's small and large vehicles, engine development, product strategy and marketing.
The core members of his team are: