Straub started his career in 1990 at Mercedes-Benz.
BMW CIO Probst is retiring, sources say (Photo: Claus Dick)
Klaus Straub is expected to succeed Â Karl-Erich Probst as CIO of BMW Group at the end of August, industry sources say.
Probst took over as head of BMW's central IT department in 2006. He is leaving the company of his own accord, the sources say.