General Counsel, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. 

Stephan Halstrup was named General Counsel of Volkswagen American in July 2021. He has previously served in several leadership roles at the company, and practiced law at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in Brussels, Belgium.  

Volkswagen America was the first automotive company to sign the National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers’ 15% Formula for Success, a commitment to improve the percentage of ethnic minorities’ ownership in new car dealerships. The company is frequently recognized for its supplier diversity program, and has earned a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index eleven consecutive years.

Joined LCLD 2021

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program
Fellows selected:
2021: Mona Thakkar, Jenny Kim

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected:
2021: Leila Aminpour, Nicholas Johnson

Leadership Summit (2021)

Member: Stephan Halstrup

Diversity Professional: Elizabeth Dalmut