Wolf is an experienced production expert, having spent over 40 years with the BMW Group in senior roles across the automotive manufacturing spectrum. He has led teams in all aspects of production and he brings with him an intimate knowledge of the manufacturing process.

Wolf’s experience began with his apprenticeship with BMW AG, starting in 1977. Wolf is responsible for integrating all new products into the largest BMW Group manufacturing plant in Europe at Dingolfing in his current role, which he has held since 2013.

Torsten Müller-Ötvös, chief executive officer, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, said: “I am delighted to announce that Johann Wolf has been appointed as director of manufacturing. His exceptional production and specialist small volume experience, with over 40 years at a senior level in the BMW Group, will be invaluable and he is warmly welcomed to the Rolls-Royce family.”