Dr. Ariane Reinhart was born October 23, 1969 in Hamburg, Germany and graduated from the University of Hamburg with a law degree in 1998 and received a doctorate in 2000. Dr. Reinhart started her career at the International Labour Organization from 1998 to 1999. From 1999 to 2014, Dr. Reinhart served in various roles within the Volkswagen Group. She served as the Head of International Labour Relations at Volkswagen AG from 1999 to 2002 as well as the Head of Management Development in Sales & Marketing from 2008 to 2012. From 2002 to 2003, she served as the Head of Human Resources at Auto 500 GmbH. From 2003 to 2006, served as the Head of VW Talentos at Volkswagen do Brasil. From 2006 to 2008, she served as the Head of Human Resources at Volkswagen Retail GmbH. From 2012 to 2014, she served as a Member of the Board at Bentley Motors Ltd. Since 2014, Dr. Reinhart has served as a member of the Executive Board at Continental AG, Group Human Relations and Sustainability, Director of Labour Relations.