Wilfried Porth has been a member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG since April 8, 2009, and is responsible for Human Resources. He is also Director of Labor Relations of the company. In addition, he is responsible for IT, for Procurement of Non-Production Materials and Services as well as the business unit Mercedes-Benz Vans.
Wilfried Porth was born in Baden-Baden on February 2, 1959. He studied mechanical engineering at the University of Stuttgart from 1981 to 1985 and graduated as an engineer. He joined the department Central Production Engineering as a Planning Engineer of the then Daimler-Benz AG in 1985.
Previous positions in the company:
Member of the Board of Directors, EADS N.V., 05/2009 – 03/2013
Executive Vice President, MB Van, 2006
Executive Vice President, CEO Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus Corp. (MFTBC) Japan, 2003 *