Frank Loydl was born in Metzingen in 1965.
He completed his studies in technical computer science at the Mannheim University of Cooperative Education. In 1990, he began his professional career at the American IT service provider Electronic Data Systems (EDS). There, Loydl gained extensive experience in various functions in the manufacturing industry, particularly in the automotive sector at General Motors.
In 2004, he moved to the British IT consultancy Logica CMG, where he was a member of the management team responsible for IT services for German manufacturing companies. After a stint at EMC Corporation, a U.S. manufacturer of hardware and software, Loydl headed up delivery management for customer Volkswagen AG at T-Systems from 2009.
Loydl finally took over this task directly for the Wolfsburg-based automotive group in 2013. At the same time, he headed the company's IT management for two years. From 2016, he was responsible for software development in the group.
During his time at Volkswagen's Group IT, Loydl established a value-oriented leadership model alongside agile working methods and accompanied the internal change process to an agile company.
Frank Loydl has been CIO of AUDI AG since February 1, 2018.