Dr. Karl-Horst Hahn

President of Volkswagen AG, 1982-1993.
Born: 1 July, 1926 in Saxony, Germany. He joined the Volkswagen Firm in 1953 and from 1958 to 1965 was the President of Volkswagen of America. After a stint with the tire firm Continental he returned to Volkswagen and was the President of the Firm from 1982 to 1993. He visited Latvia while it was still under Soviet occupation as a guest of the Latvian Soviet local authorities, ostensibly to see a parade of antique cars. He had dinner with Mr. Godmanis, the Chairman of the Government and a whole entourage of other local dignitaries at the house on 25 August 1990.
Dr. Hahn is now retired.