Astrid Fontaine, Vice President, Human Resources, Culture and Innovation Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Dr. Astrid Fontaine is Vice President, Human Resources, Culture and Innovation of Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), headquartered in Atlanta. PCNA is the importer of Porsche sports cars, the Macan and Cayenne sport utility vehicles and the Panamera sports sedan, for the United States.
As Vice President, Human Resources, Culture and Innovation, Fontaine oversees company initiatives including organizational performance and culture, compensation and benefits, staffing and employee relations, learning and development, and talent management for all Porsche corporate entities in North America.
Fontaine joined PCNA in 2013 from the China European International Business School in Shanghai City, China where she served as a Professor of Mergers and Acquisitions.
Previously, Fontaine worked with Mercedes-Benz USA, where she held several leadership positions including the company’s Chief Information Officer, where she was responsible for IT strategy and managed all activities and resources relative to information technology.
Fontaine received a Doctor of Information Systems and Mergers & Acquisitions from Emory University and a Master of Business Administration and Mechanical Engineering from the University of Kaiserslautern, Germany.