BMW CEO Krueger collapses on stage at Frankfurt show
FRANKFURT -- BMW Team CEO Harald Krueger fell on stage in the Frankfurt auto-show today.
Krueger, 49, fell to the ground as he was remarking on BMW's newest versions within a news conference. Two guys escorted him off-stage. Kruger could walk.
A witness in very front of the occasion told Automotive News Europe that Krueger "seemed dizzy, caught his head and fell straight back on the floor."
Krueger has been treated with a physician following the "minute of vertigo," BMW spokesman Maximilian Schoeberl mentioned afterwards in a statement, including the Chief Executive Officer's state is stable and he's recuperating nicely.
Krueger had not been feeling nicely only before the news conference, Schoeberl stated. The event occurred following the Chief Executive Officer returned from current excursions overseas, he said.
Krueger was producing his debut in the biennial commerce occasion as BMW's leader. He took over as BMW CEO in-May from Norbert Reithofer.
Reuters, Bloomberg and Automotive News Europe contributed to this report
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