Dieter Braun was born in Bruchsal (Baden-Württemberg) in 1964.
After studying industrial engineering at the University of Karlsruhe (KIT), he began his career at AUDI AG at the Neckarsulm site in 1991.
Initially, he worked in Vehicle Steering and then took on various tasks both within and outside of logistics, particularly in the area of cost optimization and reorganization.
From 1998 to 2002, Braun was responsible for logistics planning at the Neckarsulm site. He then moved to Puebla to work for Volkswagen de México, where he simultaneously headed Logistics Planning and Operative Logistics.
In 2005, he returned to Neckarsulm as Head of Plant Logistics. In 2010, he additionally took on responsibility for the implementation of the Audi Production System as well as Industrial Engineering at the site.
In 2016, he moved to model series organization, where he was responsible for all Audi vehicles with transverse motorization as a representative of the Production business unit.
Since May 2019, Dieter Braun has headed AUDI AG Brand Logistics.
In this role, he manages cross-plant logistics processes, such as program planning, international logistics, pre-series logistics, and transport logistics, as well as logistics supply management and logistics information processes. In addition, he is responsible for logistics planning at the sites outside Germany.