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Management Changes For Daimler

Posted on March 13, 2013

Daimler AG is making several changes to the management of its Brazilian and truck and bus groups. On June 1, Philipp Schiemer, currently head of marketing at Mercedes-Benz Cars, will take over the management of Mercedes-Benz do Brasil (MB Bras). MB Bras is a group company with headquarters in São Paulo. Schiemer succeeds Jürgen Ziegler, whose contract will expire as scheduled.

At the same time, Wolfgang Hänle, who has been head of production at Daimler Buses for more than 10 years, will take over a newly created position in which he will serve as head of production for the two Brazilian facilities in São Bernardo do Campo and Juiz de Fora.

Also on June 1, Holger Steindorf will succeed Hänle at Daimler Buses. Marcus Schoenenberg, who is currently head of Aftersales Technology MB Cars & smart, will succeed Steindorf and take over responsibility for procurement, Trucks & Buses.

The management team of Daimler Buses will be reinforced by Gustav Tuschen, who will take over responsibility for development on July 1, transferring from Daimler subsidiary Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus Co. (MFTBC) in Japan, where he is responsible for product strategy and development. He will be succeeded by Aydogan Cakmaz, who currently holds a similar position at Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), which operates the BharatBenz brand.

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