Thiemo Rusch

Senior Vice President, Sales Operations

Thiemo Rusch is SVP, Sales Operations for Audi of America, Inc., beginning on July 1, 2020. In this role, he is responsible for retail operations and dealer network development in the U.S., including leadership of the regional offices in Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta and Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.

Thiemo brings nearly two decades of experience to the role. He began his career with the Audi brand in Germany in 2002 as CRM Project Manager and continued to hold successful roles at both AUDI AG and Audi of America in Marketing and Operations. Thiemo has spent the majority of his career on the Operations team, most recently leading approximately 40 colleagues through growing sales despite an increasingly competitive market and supply chain challenges.

A native of Germany, Thiemo earned his Bachelor of Science from the Berufsakademie of Mannheim, Germany. Thiemo was also named Automotive News Rising Star in 2016. Thiemo, his wife Stacey, their daughter Arabella, and dog Denzel live in Herndon, Virginia.