Bangalore/Stuttgart, Jan 23, 2018 -
More than 50 programming and car enthusiastic “hackers” participated at the Daimler hackathon in Bangalore and developed digital prototypes associated with Daimler’s strategic focus CASE.
Stuttgart/Tokio, Dec 19, 2017 -
Hartmut Schick (56) will be the new Head of Daimler Trucks Asia (DTA). He will succeed Marc Llistosella (50), who will leave the company by March 31, 2018 in order to pursue new career challenges.
Stuttgart, Nov 30, 2017 -
Daniel Günther ist dualer Student für Maschinenbau und arbeitet bei Daimler im Lkw-Montagewerk in Wörth am Rhein. Der 20-Jährige ist körperlich eingeschränkt, seine Sehkraft ist durch einen angeborenen Grauen Star vermindert.
Stuttgart / Portland, Oregon, Mar 22, 2017 -
Roger Nielsen (56) has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) and its affiliated companies Freightliner Trucks, Western Star Trucks, Thomas Built Buses, Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation and Detroit Diesel Corporation effective as of April 1, 2017.
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, Dec 8, 2016 -
Olaf Schick has been appointed as the new Chief Compliance Officer at Daimler as of March 1, 2017 and thus will also head Group Compliance. He succeeds to Dr. Wolfgang Herb, who will retire on December 31, 2016 after more than 25 years in the company.
Stuttgart, Germany, Dec 8, 2016 -
The Supervisory Board of Daimler AG has nominated Dr Clemens Börsig for re-election as a shareholder representative on the Supervisory Board. His election for a further term of office spanning five years is to be proposed at the Annual General Meeting in Berlin on March 29, 2017.
Peking, Nov 10, 2016 -
The tenth anniversary of Daimler’s vocational training in China was celebrated today at the Beijing Polytechnic School with the participation of teachers and students, as well as representatives from the Chinese Ministry of Education.
Stuttgart, Nov 9, 2016 -
The Daimler AG Board of Management has approved the creation of the position of Chief Design Officer with effect from 1 November 2016. At the same time the Board appointed the Head of Design, Gorden Wagener, as Chief Design Officer at Executive Vice President level.
Leipzig, Sep 28, 2016 -
Die Bildungsinitiative ‘Genius – die junge WissensCommunity von Daimler‘ hat rund 100 Lehrerinnen und Lehrern in Leipzig die Unterrichtseinheit ‘Antriebstechnik – Verbrennungsmotor, Elektroantrieb, Brennstoffzelle‘ vorgestellt.
Stuttgart, Germany, Sep 22, 2016 -
With effect from 25 August 2016, Sibylle Wankel (born in 1964) has been appointed to the Daimler AG Supervisory Board as an employee representative. She studied law at the universities in Berlin and Freiburg. Sibylle Wankel has been active in trade unions since 1991 and has worked for IG Metall since 1997. iIn May 2016, she became General Counsel of the IG Metall Board of Management in Frankfurt.
Beijing, Sep 5, 2016 -
Daimler held its first China Hackathon in Beijing on September 3rd and 4th. A total of 75 participants were invited to develop creative ideas and code prototypes related to automotive e-commerce within a given timeframe of 26 hours.
Stuttgart, Jul 13, 2016 -
On the successful road to the future, Mercedes-Benz is investing massively in the development of its digital competence as part of its "Best Customer Experience" sales and marketing initiative.
Bremen, Apr 25, 2016 -
Am 27. und 28. April hat die Bildungsinitiative „Genius – die junge WissensCommunity von Daimler“ 130 Lehrerinnen und Lehrern im Mercedes-Benz Werk Bremen die Unterrichtseinheit „Antriebstechnik – Verbrennungsmotor, Elektroantrieb, Brennstoffzelle“ vorgestellt. Die Fortbildung richtete sich zum ersten Mal an Lehrkräfte aus der Hansestadt Bremen und Niedersachsen, die in Grundschulen und der Sekundarstufe I (Klassen fünf bis zehn) in den sogenannten „MINT“-Fächern unterrichten. „MINT“ steht für die Disziplinen Mathematik, Informatik, Naturwissenschaft und Technik.
Kassel, Apr 18, 2016 -
Am 18. April beginnen sechs Flüchtlinge und Asylbewerber ein sogenanntes Brückenpraktikum im Mercedes-Benz Werk Kassel. Die Teilnehmer wurden von der Bundesagentur für Arbeit und dem Jobcenter Kassel ausgewählt. Sie stammen aus Syrien und dem Irak und sind zwischen 21 und 36 Jahre alt. Neben einem praktischen Teil in der Ausbildungswerkstatt, der mechanischen Fertigung und Montage sowie der Logistik besuchen die Praktikanten täglich einen Deutschkurs. Ziel ist, die Teilnehmer nach dem Brückenpraktikum an Unternehmen, Zeitarbeitsfirmen oder in eine Berufsausbildung zu vermitteln.
Stuttgart, Apr 10, 2016 -
How do health and mobility fit together? Will autonomous cars become moving fitness rooms? How do smart homes communicate with our cars? At the first Daimler hackathon this year around 50 students worked on the topic health & mobility as well as smart home & mobility. The aim of the party for coders and web designers was to develop and program innovative ideas within 24 hours and verify their potential with the jury. The term hackathon combines the words „hacking“ and „marathon“ what explains why fun with coding, perseverance, team spirit and little sleep are part of the program.
Stuttgart, Mar 4, 2016 -
The bridge internship at Daimler for refugees and asylum seekers is a success. Nearly all 40 participants of the first program will receive offers from temporary employment agencies for continued employment in industry or in a particular trade or craft or will get a vocational training opportunity at Daimler. "We are highly satisfied with the result of the first bridge internship. We achieved our goal of paving people's way into the labor market for almost all participants. This success reaffirms our decision to offer more bridge internships.
Stuttgart, Feb 5, 2016 -
Dr. Thomas Laubert (43) will become the new Head of the Daimler AG Legal department effective March 1, 2016. He will take over the position as of from Renata Jungo Brüngger, the Board of Management member responsible for Integrity and Legal Affairs since January 1, 2016.
Stuttgart, Feb 4, 2016 -
Daimler is sharing the reward of the successful 2015 financial year with its employees by paying the highest profit-sharing bonus in the company's history. The Board of Management and General Works Council resolved to pay a profit-sharing bonus of up to EUR 5,650 to all qualifying tariff-scale employees. Thus, the highest profit-share, which was paid in the last year, with 4,350 euros, will be clearly surpassed.
Brüssel, Jan 27, 2016 -
At their joint conference today “Digital working world: opportunities and challenges for companies and personnel”, the Association of German Employer Confederations (BDA) and Daimler AG together with European guests turn their gaze to increasing digitalisation: what can be digitalised will be digitalised. Not only are production and manufacturing processes changing, but also the work environment of employees.
Germersheim, Dec 16, 2015 -
On January 1, 2016, Eckhart von Sass will hand over responsibility for the Mercedes-Benz Global Logistics Center to Klaus Ziemsky. After two years in charge of the central warehouse in Germersheim and the German and European logistics centers, and after nearly 30 years at Daimler AG, Eckhart von Sass will leave the company at his own request and by mutual agreement at the end of this year. Holger Suffel, Head of Global Service & Parts Operations Mercedes-Benz Cars:
Stuttgart, Nov 9, 2015 -
Forty refugees and asylum seekers have started a so-called 'bridge internship' at Daimler. The participants who come from Afghanistan, Eritrea, Gambia, Nigeria, Pakistan and Syria are between 20 and 51 years old. In the program Daimler is working with the German Federal Employment Agency and Job Centers.
Stuttgart, Oct 23, 2015 -
Change of leadership after almost 10 successful years: With effect from 1 December, Michael Bock, Director of Mercedes-Benz Classic and Customer Centre, will take over the management of Sport and Lifestyle Marketing at Mercedes-Benz. Bock will be succeeded by Christian Boucke, the previous Chairman of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz Accessories GmbH.
Stuttgart, Oct 16, 2015 -
The Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen AG, Hans Dieter Pötsch, has asked the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG, Dr. Manfred Bischoff, to release the Member of the Board of Management for Integrity and Legal Affairs of Daimler AG, Dr. Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt, from her current contract, which is scheduled to run until February 28, 2017. She is to move to the Volkswagen Group as Member of the Board of Management for Integrity and Legal Affairs on January 1st, 2016.
Stuttgart, Oct 13, 2015 -
Daimler is launching so called `bridge internships´ for refugees. As of November 9, about 40 participants will be starting fourteen-week `bridge internships´ at the Mercedes-Benz Plant in Stuttgart. The internships are organized with the German Federal Employment Agency and the Stuttgart Job Center. The refugees will learn basic practical skills for work in industrial production and will attend German courses every day. The participants will be selected at the end of October by the German Federal Employment Agency and the Stuttgart Job Center.
Stuttgart (Germany), Oct 1, 2015 -
In its meeting on October 1, 2015, the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG decided to propose to the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of Daimler AG that Dr. Manfred Bischoff be reelected to the Supervisory Board for a further period of office.
Beijing/Stuttgart, Sep 30, 2015 -
The Mercedes-Benz Research & Development Center in Beijing is under new leadership as of October 1, 2015. Prof. Dr. Hans Georg Engel follows Klaus Mannsperger as the head of Daimler’s Chinese R&D facilities. In his new position, Engel will oversee a growing number of departments and functions with a broad range of research and development activities: apart from the current responsibilities, this new role now also includes program management, procurement, and supplier quality management, which are essential levers in successful product development.
Stuttgart, Sep 4, 2015 -
The Press Department at Mercedes-Benz is under new management. On 1 August Bettina Fetzer assumed responsibility for the global Product and Brand PR for Mercedes-Benz Cars. This includes the passenger car brands of Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-Maybach, Mercedes-AMG and smart. She has taken over from Christoph Horn, who on 1 September moved to ZF Friedrichshafen AG.
Stuttgart, Aug 14, 2015 -
In September 2015 Daimler AG will be holding job application days for highly qualified graduates and specialists who would like to help develop the future of connected driving. The “Connected Car” job application days will be held on 15 and 16 September at the research and development facility in Sindelfingen. Daimler will offer entry-level positions in five IT-related fields of work:
Stuttgart, May 22, 2015 -
The global employee representation of Daimler AG is becoming even more international. The World Employee Committee (WEC) will have 23 members from 15 countries in the future. The Group's Management and the employee representatives have signed a corresponding agreement. Previously, the WEC represented Daimler employees from six countries with 13 members.
Stuttgart, May 18, 2015 -
Change of personnel at Daimler Trucks & Buses: Effective July 1, 2015, Ulrich Bastert (55), Head of Marketing, Sales and Services Mercedes-Benz Trucks, and Till Oberwörder (44), Head of Marketing, Sales and After Sales Daimler Buses, will swap their positions.
Stuttgart, May 13, 2015 -
Daimler AG continues to drive forward with the digitalisation of the company – from the working environment of its employees to the direct relationship with its customers. That was what brought together 500 employees of the automotive manufacturer for a DigitalLife Day on Wednesday in Fellbach by Stuttgart. Daimler continued the dialogue on the digital transformation that has been going on for years under the motto "Information, Inspiration, Innovation".
Stuttgart, May 13, 2015 -
Change of leadership at Mercedes-Benz in Turkey: after 18 highly successful years at Daimler AG, Rainer Genes (53), currently President & CEO Mercedes-Benz Türk, has decided to embark on a new career in the consumer goods industry. Effective August 1, 2015, he will be succeeded as CEO Mercedes-Benz Türk by Britta Seeger (45); this especially includes overall responsibility for all truck and bus activities as well as acting as the Daimler Group's representative in Turkey. Britta Seeger is currently President & CEO Mercedes-Benz Korea Ltd.
Stuttgart, Feb 5, 2015 -
Daimler is sharing the rewards of the successful 2014 financial year with its employees by paying out the highest profit-sharing bonus in the company's history. The Board of Management and General Works Council resolved to pay a profit-sharing bonus of EUR 4,350 to all qualifying tariff-scale employees. "Our employees played a crucial part in making 2014 the best year in Daimler's history to date.
Stuttgart/ Kawasaki/Chennai, Dec 17, 2014 -
Dr. Albert Kirchmann (58), currently Head of Daimler Trucks Asia, will become Chairman of Daimler Trucks Asia as of April 1, 2015. In this position, he will consult and support the company’s strategic development and will continue to represent Daimler on the political level as well as in industry associations in Japan. Working in the company since 1984, Dr. Kirchmann has held various leadership positions in the areas of planning, controlling, and strategy over many years.
Stuttgart, Germany, Dec 16, 2014 -
Michael Bettag (born on December 21, 1961) has been appointed as a member of the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG representing the employees with effect as of January 1, 2015. The Stuttgart District Court (Registration Court) has accepted a request submitted by Daimler in this matter. Michael Bettag has been in the Works Council since 2002, and he has been Chairman of the Works Council of the sales and service outlet in Nürnberg since 2004.