After his training as an electronics engineer specializing in energy devices and his studies in precision engineering, Peter Kössler began his career as a trainee at Audi AG in Ingolstadt in 1986. After positions as a group and project leader in production and manufacturing planning, Kössler was in charge of production planning for attachment parts / process plant structural planning in 1997. He became press plant manager five years later. With the consolidation of all Audi press plants, he became the manager of the press plant division.
From 1999 to 2015, he was also the head of the press plant working group within the VW Group. Kössler was in charge of Audi’s Ingolstadt plant from 2007 to 2015. In 2015, he began presiding over the management board of AUDI HUNGARIA MOTOR Kft. In 2017, Audi Hungaria was renamed AUDI HUNGARIA Zrt. With this step, he became chairman of the management board. He became a member of the Audi supervisory board in 2009. Since September 2017, Kössler has been a member of the Audi AG management board and has been responsible for production and logistics.