Board of Management

  • 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, 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, 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 / 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 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, 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, Jan 9, 2020 - The Supervisory Board of Daimler Mobility AG has appointed Eefje Dikker to the Board of Management as Director of Labor Relations effective January 1, 2020. The 49-year-old Dutch citizen will be responsible for all areas of Human Resources at Daimler Mobility AG, which operates in more than 40 countries with a total workforce of approximately 13,000 employees.
  • 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.
  • 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, Apr 25, 2019 - The Supervisory Board of Mercedes-Benz Bank AG has picked the successor for the CEO position. Franz Reiner (51), who will take over as chairman of Daimler Financial Services AG effective June 1, 2019, will be succeeded at the same time by Benedikt Schell (48) as the new CEO of Mercedes-Benz Bank.
  • 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.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 12, 2019 - Daimler AG is committed to sustainable solutions for the mobility of the future. This also applies to electric mobility and the supply chains for battery cells.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 13, 2019 - At its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG extended the contract of Britta Seeger (49), in the Board of Management of Daimler AG responsible for Marketing and Sales of Mercedes-Benz Cars, until December 31, 2024.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 13, 2019 - The Supervisory Board of Daimler AG has appointed Harald Wilhelm as member of the company’s Board of Management. Effective as of April 1, 2019, he will join the Board of Management without direct responsibilities and will assume Board of Management responsibility for Finance & Controlling and the Daimler Financial Services division at the end of the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting on May 22, 2019. The appointment has been made for a period of three years.
  • Stuttgart/Ludwigsburg, Oct 15, 2018 - How do lawyers, data-protection specialists and compliance managers approach digitization? More than 400 participants deal with this question at the Daimler DigitalLife Day @IL (Integrity and Legal) in Ludwigsburg near Stuttgart. “Companies face increasing regulation worldwide.
  • Sindelfingen, Oct 11, 2018 - Ola Källenius, Mitglied des Vorstandes der Daimler AG verantwortlich für Konzernforschung & Mercedes-Benz Cars Entwicklung, hat die neuen Auszubildenden und DH-Studenten im Mercedes-Benz Werk Sindelfingen begrüßt.
  • Stuttgart, Germany, Oct 8, 2018 - Bodo Uebber has informed the Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Manfred Bischoff, that he does not intend to extend his contract of service, which runs until the end of 2019.
  • Stuttgart/Immendingen , Sep 19, 2018 - Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel, Deputy Prime Minister of the federal state of Baden-Wuerttemberg Thomas Strobl and numerous guests from politics, business and administration gained an insight into the future of mobility at Daimler during the opening ceremony in Immendingen.
  • Stuttgart, Aug 2, 2018 - As part of the offensive for a sustainable raw material supply chain, Daimler AG joins forces with associations, organizations and competitors in a number of initiatives. The common goals are clear:
  • Pune/Stuttgart, Jun 21, 2018 - Mercedes-Benz Cars has taken the next step for a sustainable raw material supply chain. The company exemplarily examined the entire supply chain for mica - from the mine to the painting of vehicles in the plant.
  • Birmingham, Alabama (USA), Jun 11, 2018 - Purchasing- and operation leaders of Mercedes-Benz Cars and Mercedes-Benz U.S. International (MBUSI) met with representatives from 240 suppliers at the company’s annual Supplier Forum in June.
  • Stuttgart, May 2, 2018 - Sustainability is one of the basic principles in the corporate strategy of Daimler AG, and also a measure of corporate success. As a globally active automobile manufacturer, the company is faced with industry-specific challenges.
  • Berlin, Germany, Apr 5, 2018 - At the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of Daimler AG in Berlin on Thursday, the shareholders approved a dividend of €3.65 per share for financial year 2017.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 27, 2018 - As of financial year 2018, Daimler AG will adjust its financial reporting to comply with the new standards IFRS 9 and 15. The introduction of IFRS 15 effective January 1, 2018 results in changes to revenue recognition.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 9, 2018 - In its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG extended the contract of service of Renata Jungo Brüngger (56) until end of 2023. Jungo Brüngger has been the Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG responsible for Integrity and Legal Affairs since January 1, 2016. She joined Daimler AG as Head of the Legal Department on November 1, 2011.
  • Stuttgart, Jan 30, 2018 - Since the beginning of last year, Mercedes-Benz has been offering suppliers a special learning program. The Supplier Academy trains suppliers on topics such as quality assurance, processes and the requirements of Mercedes-Benz.
  • Feb 27, 2017 - In a meeting held today, the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG appointed Martin Daum (57) as the Member of the Board of Management with responsibility for the Daimler Trucks and Daimler Buses divisions effective as of March 1, 2017.
  • Stuttgart, Germany, Feb 10, 2017 - In its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG extended the contract of Ola Källenius (47). Källenius has been the Board of Management Member of Daimler AG responsible for Group Research and Mercedes-Benz Cars Development since January 1, 2017.
  • Stuttgart, Germany, Feb 10, 2017 - Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard is to step down from the Board of Management of Daimler AG. The head of Daimler Trucks & Buses has notified the Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Dr. Manfred Bischoff, and the Chairman of the Board of Management and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, Dr. Dieter Zetsche, of his intention not to extend his current contract, which expires in February 2018.
  • Stuttgart (Germany), Jul 21, 2016 - The Supervisory Board of Daimler AG has appointed Britta Seeger (46) as Member of the Board of Management for Mercedes-Benz Cars Marketing & Sales, effective January 1, 2017. Britta Seeger will take over responsibility for Mercedes-Benz Cars Marketing & Sales from Ola Källenius (47), who will then take over Board of Management responsibility for Group Research & Mercedes-Benz Cars Development. Britta Seeger has been appointed to the Board of Management until December 31, 2019.
  • Stuttgart , Jun 29, 2016 - Daimler AG's Supervisory Board has decided to add around €1.8 billion to the company's pension assets. The pension contribution will be made in form of a transfer of the shares in Renault S.A. and Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. to the pension assets of Daimler AG.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 16, 2016 - In its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG appointed Ola Källenius (46) as member of the Board of Management responsible for Group Research and Mercedes-Benz Cars Development effective from January 1, 2017. He will succeed Professor Dr. Thomas Weber (61), who will leave the company when his contract expires on December 31, 2016 by mutual agreement and at his own request. He will continue to assist the company in an advisory capacity. Källenius is currently responsible for Mercedes-Benz Cars Marketing & Sales in the Board of Management.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 16, 2016 - In its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG extended the contract of Dieter Zetsche (62) by three years until December 31, 2019. He will remain Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars until that date.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 9, 2015 - In its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG appointed Renata Jungo Brüngger (54) to the Board of Management with effect as of January 1, 2016. She will take over responsibility for Integrity and Legal Affairs, thus succeeding to Dr. Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt. The appointment of Renata Jungo Brüngger is effective until December 31, 2018.
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