Personnel

  • Stuttgart / Blacksburg, USA, May 12, 2022 - Effective May 1, 2022 Axel Gern, a long-time Daimler manager and leader in truck automation, takes over responsibility at Torc Robotics heading the recently founded Torc Europe GmbH. Gern has been named senior vice president of engineering and managing director for Torc Europe at the Technology and Software Development Center in Stuttgart, Germany.
  • Stuttgart, May 9, 2022 - Stina Fagerman has taken over responsibility for Marketing, Sales and Services at the Daimler Mercedes-Benz Trucks division effective May 1, 2022.
  • Stuttgart, Jan 20, 2022 - With the upcoming retirement of the previous Head of Product Engineering at Daimler Buses, Daimler Buses is merging two central management areas: Michael Klein will assume overall responsibility for Production and Product Engineering at Daimler Buses on April 1, 2022, thereby increasing his area of responsibility.
  • Tramagal / Stuttgart, Jan 19, 2022 - Mitsubishi Fuso Truck Europe (MFTE) announces the appointment of Arne Barden as President & CEO of the European FUSO plant in Tramagal, Portugal.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 23, 2021 - Zehn Jahre gesellschaftliches Engagement, zehn Jahre gemeinsam Verantwortung übernehmen. Die Initiative Daimler ProCent feiert Jubiläum. 1.680 Projekte konnten seit dem Start von ProCent mit einer Gesamtspendensumme von 11,5 Millionen Euro umgesetzt werden.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 29, 2021 - Achim Puchert (42), currently Head of the sales organization Daimler Trucks & Buses Overseas (DTO) and Head of International Sales, Marketing & Customer Services at Daimler Trucks Asia, will become the new Head of Mercedes-Benz do Brasil Ltda, responsible for the Latin America region of Mercedes-Benz Trucks and Buses, with a planned start date of 1 January 2022.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 21, 2021 - A successful era is coming to an end at Daimler AG. After 13 years on the Board of Management and 37 years at the company, Wilfried Porth is stepping down from his position in December 2021. This is at his own request at a time of realignment for Daimler AG with the planned spin-off of Daimler Truck.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 1, 2021 - After more than 30 years in a wide variety of management positions in the Daimler Group, Sven Ennerst (57), Member of the Board of Management of Daimler Truck AG and Head of the Global Product Engineering & Procurement organization as well as Daimler Trucks China, will retire at the end of 2021.
  • Stuttgart / Wörth am Rhein, Jun 21, 2021 - Personnel changes at Daimler Trucks: Dr Andreas Bachhofer (51) will become the new Plant Manager and Head of Production at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Wörth. He will thus assume responsibility for the largest assembly plant of Mercedes-Benz Trucks with around 10,000 employees, effective from August 1, 2021.
  • Stuttgart / Wörth am Rhein , Apr 30, 2021 - Dr. Matthias Jurytko, currently Plant Manager and Head of Production at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Wörth, will move to cellcentric, the fuel cell joint venture of Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group, as of 1 June 2021. He will take over the role of Managing Director and CEO there.
  • Stuttgart (Germany), Apr 29, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz is fundamentally reorganising its marketing and communication activities. For the first time, both areas are being merged in a joint unit headed by Bettina Fetzer. The aim of this realignment is to have a uniform global presence – for the product brands as well as for the Mercedes-Benz corporate brand.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 26, 2021 - In preparation for its spin-off from Daimler AG and its independent listing on the Frankfurt stock exchange planned for late 2021, Daimler Truck AG is announcing the composition of its new Board of Management and a series of significant management and organizational changes, set to take place as of July 1st 2021.
  • Stuttgart (Germany) , Apr 23, 2021 - The Supervisory Board of Daimler AG at its meeting on April 23, 2021 extended the appointments of management board members Martin Daum and Harald Wilhelm.
  • Stuttgart/ Portland, Oregon, Feb 16, 2021 - The Board of Management of Daimler Truck AG has appointed John O’Leary (60) as the next President and CEO of Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) with its brands Freightliner Trucks, Western Star Trucks, Thomas Built Buses, Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation and Detroit Diesel Corporation.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 1, 2021 - Karin Rådström took up her position as Member of the Board of Management, Daimler Truck AG, responsible for Mercedes-Benz Trucks, today. Rådström most recently has been responsible for sales and marketing at Scania as a member of the Executive Board.
  • Stuttgart/Wörth am Rhein , Jan 29, 2021 - Change of leadership at Daimler Trucks: The new Head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks Operations at Daimler Truck AG is Sven Gräble.
  • Stuttgart, Jan 28, 2021 - Monat für Monat spenden zehntausende Daimler-Beschäftigte die Cent-Beiträge ihres Netto-Entgelts für die Initiative Daimler ProCent und fördern damit soziale und gemeinnützige Projekte weltweit.
  • Brussels / Stuttgart, Jan 21, 2021 - Daimler Truck AG CEO Martin Daum is the new Chair of the Commercial Vehicle Board of the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA), which brings together the CEOs of Europe’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses and vans.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 3, 2020 - The Supervisory Board of Daimler AG is facing significant personnel changes. At the end of the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting on March 31, 2021, the term of office of the longstanding Chairman, Manfred Bischoff, will expire and he will step down from the Supervisory Board.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 11, 2020 - Michael Hellmann (52), currently Head of MBC Engineering & Manufacturing Beijing Benz Automotive Co., Ltd. at Daimler Greater China in Beijing, will take over management of the site and production at the Mercedes-Benz Düsseldorf plant on 01.01.2021.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 22, 2020 - Karin Rådström will start her appointment as Member of the Board of Management, Daimler Truck AG, responsible for Mercedes-Benz Trucks, on 1 February 2021. Rådström most recently has been responsible for sales and marketing at Scania as a member of the Executive Board.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 28, 2020 - Farewell to Stefan Buchner: After 36 years in various management functions in the Daimler Group, the current Member of the Board of Management of Daimler Truck AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks will retire on 30 September 2020.
  • Stuttgart / Neu-Ulm, Aug 3, 2020 - The new Head of Production Daimler Buses and Managing Director Production of EvoBus GmbH is Michael Klein (56). Michael Klein, previously Head of Customer Services & Parts (CSP) Daimler Buses, has taken over as of August 1, 2020, succeeding Dr. Marcus Nicolai, who has decided to leave the company after more than 23 years of service.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 29, 2020 - Mirko Sgodda (46), currently Head of Compliance Trucks & Buses, will become the new Head of Marketing, Sales and Customer Services at Daimler Buses on October 1, 2020.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 8, 2020 - The shareholders of Daimler AG (ticker symbol DAI) approved all the items on the agenda of the virtual Annual Meeting on Wednesday. The Annual Meeting elected Timotheus Höttges, Chairman of the Board of Management of Deutsche Telekom AG, Bonn, as a member of the Supervisory Board representing the shareholders.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 8, 2020 - Daimler AG (ticker symbol DAI) is maintaining its course in the midst of challenging economic conditions and continuing to invest in the key technologies of the future to successfully shape the transformation
  • Stuttgart, Mar 10, 2020 - Stefan Buchner (60), Member of the Board of Management of Daimler Truck AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks, will retire on September 30, 2020 after approximately 35 years in a wide variety of management positions.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 4, 2020 - Daimler has appointed Steffen Hoffmann and Olaf Schick for two top positions in the finance department. After 11 years at the helm of Daimler AG’s Investor Relations department, Björn Scheib will hand over responsibility to his successor Steffen Hoffmann on April 1, 2020.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 20, 2020 - As part of its sustainable business strategy, Daimler AG is strongly moving forward with its product, electrification and digitalization offensive.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 19, 2020 - Today, Daimler AG’s Supervisory Board extended the contract of Hubertus Troska (59), in the Board of Management responsible for Greater China, until December 31, 2025.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 18, 2020 - Daimler Mobility is continuing to systematically forge ahead with the digital transformation of its financial services business. Among other things, Daimler Mobility will combine the global responsibility for the financing and leasing operations in a new executive division, Operations & Digital Solutions, effective April 1, 2020.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 11, 2020 - The automotive industry is changing: despite challenging conditions, Daimler participates its employees in the financial year 2019 with a profit-share of up to 597 euros and a one-time appreciation bonus of up to 500 euros.
  • Stuttgart / Sao Paolo, Feb 3, 2020 - After 35 years at Daimler AG, Ulrich Bastert (60), Head of Marketing, Sales and Customer Services at Daimler Buses, will be retiring on July 1st, 2020. Philipp Schiemer (55), who is currently Head of Mercedes-Benz do Brasil Ltda., will step into his new role as Mr. Bastert's successor, while Karl Deppen (53) will be in charge of the Brazilian division of Daimler Trucks & Buses.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 29, 2019 - Daimler and the General Works Council have agreed on key points in order to streamline the Group structure and thus increase efficiency and flexibility. Therefore, measures to reduce costs and employment in a socially responsible manner have jointly been agreed upon.
  • Mannheim, Oct 16, 2019 - Ein besonderer Tag in der Ausbildungswerkstatt: In diesem Jahr haben 108 Auszubildende und zwölf duale Studenten ihre Ausbildung im Mercedes-Benz Werk und bei der EvoBus GmbH in Mannheim gestartet.
  • Stuttgart, May 29, 2019 - Supporting the slogan "We live diversity!" Daimler will be participating in 13 Pride Parades and events all over the world.
  • Berlin, May 22, 2019 - The shareholders of Daimler AG voted to reorganize the Daimler Group by a large majority at the Annual Meeting in Berlin on Wednesday. This clears the way for the Group to place its car and van business as well as its truck and bus business into two legally independent entities by way of a spin-off.
  • Stuttgart, May 10, 2019 - Schulabschluss und dann? Mit „Let’s Benz!“ im Schnelldurchlauf zum Berufseinstieg. Auch in diesem Sommer haben interessierte Schülerinnen und Schüler die Möglichkeit, sich innerhalb weniger Tage einen Ausbildungs- oder dualen Studienplatz bei Daimler zu sichern.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 27, 2019 - How does a typical day at work look like for a 26-year-old supervisor in the Mercedes-Benz S-Class production? What does it mean for a refugee to begin an apprenticeship as an IT electronics technician at Daimler and thus start a new life?
  • Stuttgart (Germany), Mar 22, 2019 - The Supervisory Board and the Board of Management of Daimler AG have agreed on the future composition of the boards of Mercedes-Benz AG and Daimler Truck AG. Both Daimler boards plan to appoint Ola Källenius as future Chairman of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz AG. In this function, he will be responsible for the worldwide activities of the Cars & Vans divisions.
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