Thomas Owsianski was born on April 12, 1967, in Hanover, Lower Saxony.
Owsianski joined the Volkswagen Group in 2012 as Head of Global Marketing for Skoda.
From 2014 to 2016, he was Executive Director at SAIC Volkswagen Automotive Co., Ltd. with responsibility for Sales and Marketing for the Skoda brand. Prior to that, he held senior positions in sales and marketing in Europe and the United States, including at Ford Motor Company and General Motors.
Owsianski was Sales Director of Volkswagen do Brasil Ltda. until July 2018 and, as First Executive Vice President, was the person in charge of the Volkswagen brand in the South America region.
He has held the position of President of Audi China since October 1, 2018.