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Mercedes-Benz Group AG

  • ISIN DE0007100000
  • Country Deutschland

Company profile

Mercedes-Benz Group AG is one of the world’s most successful automotive companies. With Mercedes-Benz AG, the Group is one of the leading global suppliers of premium and luxury cars and vans. Mercedes-Benz Mobility AG offers financing, leasing, car subscription and car rental, fleet management, digital services for charging and payment, insurance brokerage, as well as innovative mobility services. The company founders, Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz, made history by inventing the automobile in 1886. As a pioneer of automotive engineering, Mercedes-Benz sees shaping the future of mobility in a safe and sustainable way as both a motivation and obligation. The company’s focus therefore remains on innovative and green technologies as well as on safe and superior vehicles that both captivate and inspire. Mercedes-Benz continues to invest systematically in the development of efficient powertrains and sets the course for an all electric future: The brand with the three-pointed star pursues the goal to go all electric, where market conditions allow. Shifting from electric-first to electric-only, the world’s pre-eminent luxury car company is accelerating toward an emissions-free and software-driven future. The company’s efforts are also focused on the intelligent connectivity of its vehicles, autonomous driving and new mobility concepts as Mercedes-Benz regards it as its aspiration and obligation to live up to its responsibility to society and the environment. Mercedes-Benz sells its vehicles and services in nearly every country of the world and has production facilities in Europe, North and Latin America, Asia and Africa. In addition to Mercedes-Benz, the world’s most valuable luxury automotive brand (source: Interbrand study, 20 Oct. 2021), Mercedes-AMG, Mercedes-Maybach, Mercedes-EQ and Mercedes me as well as the brands of Mercedes-Benz Mobility: Mercedes-Benz Bank, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services and Athlon. The company is listed on the Frankfurt and Stuttgart stock exchanges (ticker symbol MBG).

Management

Ola Källenius
Ola Källenius Chairman of the Board of Management
Ola Källenius
Ola Källenius Chairman of the Board of Management
Chairman of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz Group AG

Ola Källenius has been a member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG – now Mercedes-Benz Group AG – since January 1, 2015, and Chairman of the Board of Management since May 22, 2019. He is also Chairman of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz AG.

Appointed until: May, 2029. First appointed: 2015. Nationality: Swedish and German.

Ola Källenius was born on June 11, 1969, in Västervik/Sweden. After obtaining Abitur (university entrance examination) at Grammar School of Danderyd (Sweden), he did his military service in the Swedish army in 1988/89. From 1989 until 1993 he studied at the Stockholm School of Economics (Master in Finance and Accounting) and the CEMS Programm (Master of International Management) at the University of St. Gallen. He joined the former Daimler-Benz AG as Trainee within the International Management Associate Program in 1993.

Previous positions in the company:


 



  • Member of the Board of Management, Group Research & Mercedes-Benz Cars Development, 2017

  • Member of the Board of Management, Mercedes-Benz Cars Marketing & Sales, 2015

  • Member of the Divisional Board, Mercedes-Benz Cars Marketing & Sales, Daimler AG, 2013

  • Vice President, Managing Director, Mercedes-AMG GmbH, Affalterbach, 2010

  • Vice President, President & CEO, Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Inc., Tuscaloosa (USA), 2009

  • Managing Director, Mercedes-Benz HighPerformanceEngines Ltd., Brixworth (Great Britain), 2005

  • Executive Director, Operations, McLaren Automotive Ltd., Woking (Great Britain), 2003

  • Director, Procurement Mercedes-Benz Cars Powertrain, DaimlerChrysler AG, 2002

  • Director, Project Alliance, Procurement Mercedes-Benz Cars, DaimlerChrysler AG, 2001

  • Senior Manager, Procurement Mercedes-Benz Cars Engine Emission Management, DaimlerChrysler AG, 2000

  • Senior Manager, Corporate Controlling, Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Inc., Tuscaloosa (USA), 1998

  • Manager, Corporate Controlling, Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Inc., Tuscaloosa (USA), 1995

Jörg Burzer
Jörg Burzer Production, Quality & Supply Chain Management
Jörg Burzer
Jörg Burzer Production, Quality & Supply Chain Management
Member of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz Group AG. Production & Supply Chain Management

Dr. Jörg Burzer has been a member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG – now Mercedes-Benz Group AG – since December 1, 2021. He is in charge of the Production, Quality and Supply Chain Management Division, overseeing the global production network, which includes around 30 vehicle, powertrain and battery locations, as well as worldwide logistics. In addition, Dr. Jörg Burzer is also a member of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz AG.


Appointed until: November 2029. Initial appointment: 2021. Nationality: German.

Dr. Jörg Burzer was born on January 21, 1970 in Nuremberg. After his university entrance exam, Dr. Jörg Burzer studied engineering at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and obtained a degree as a certified engineer in 1996, followed by a doctoral degree in engineering the year 2000. He joined the former Daimler-Chrysler AG in 1999.

Previous positions in the company:



  • Executive Vice President, Member of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz AG responsible for the Production & Supply Chain Management Division, 2019

  • Vice President, Head of Quality Management at Mercedes-Benz Cars, 2016

  • Director, Product and Production Strategy & Supplier Quality, Bejing (China), 2013

  • Director, Head of Production Control and Logistics, Tuscaloosa (USA), 2010

  • Director, Purchasing Interior and BRM E- and C-Class, 2007

  • Senior Manager, Global Powertrain, 2004

  • Manager, Purchasing Powertrain and Raw Materials, 2002

  • Head of Project Pre-Development PC, 1999

Renata Jungo Brüngger
Renata Jungo Brüngger Integrity, Governance & Sustainability
Renata Jungo Brüngger
Renata Jungo Brüngger Integrity, Governance & Sustainability
Member of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz Group AG. Integrity, Governance & Sustainability

Renata Jungo Brüngger has been a member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG – now Mercedes-Benz Group AG – since January 1, 2016, with responsibility for Integrity, Governance and Sustainability. She is also a member of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz AG.



Appointed until: December 2024. First appointed: 2016. Nationality: Swiss.

Renata Jungo Brüngger was born on August 7, 1961, in Fribourg, Switzerland. After completing her bilingual studies of jurisprudence at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland in 1985, she became a licensed attorney-at-law in 1989. While working as a lawyer, she attended an additional course of studies at the University of Zurich and gained a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in international commercial law, specializing in intellectual property rights and technology and information rights, in 1998. She joined the former Daimler AG as Head of Legal in 2011.

This Board of Management position includes Mercedes-Benz Group’s Legal Department, the Compliance Organization and the Legal Product & Technology as well as the Corporate Data Protection and Corporate Audit. It is also responsible for respecting and protecting human rights and for the sustained anchoring of a corporate culture of integrity (Integrity & Sustainability Management) throughout the Group.




Other positions held:



  • Executive Vice President, Head of Legal, Daimler AG, 2011

  • General Counsel Corporate EMEA und Vice President/General Counsel Emerson Process Management EMEA. Emerson Electric (Switzerland), 2000

  • Director Legal Department, Metro Holding AG (Switzerland), 1995

  • Lawyer, Bär & Karrer (Switzerland), 1990




Sabine Kohleisen
Sabine Kohleisen HR & Director of Labor Relations
Sabine Kohleisen
Sabine Kohleisen HR & Director of Labor Relations
Member of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz Group AG. HR & Director of Labor Relations

Sabine Kohleisen has been a member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG – now Mercedes-Benz Group AG – responsible for the Human Relations Division, since December 1, 2021; at the same time, she is also the Company’s Labour Director. Furthermore, Sabine Kohleisen is a member of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz AG.



Appointed until: November 2025. Initial appointment: 2021. Nationality: German.

Sabine Kohleisen was born on March 22, 1964 in Frankenthal (Palatinate). After obtaining an MBA from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg with a major in international management, marketing and corporate law, Sabine Kohleisen joined the former Daimler-Benz AG in 1990.

Previous positions in the company:



  • Vice President, Member of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz AG responsible for the Human Resources Division & Director of Labor Relations, since 2019

  • Vice President, Human Resources Mercedes-Benz Cars, 2019

  • Director, CEO Mercedes-Benz Branches in Germany, 2018

  • Director, Head of the Corporate Office, 2014

  • Senior Manager, HR Management Executives Marketing & Sales, 2010

  • Senior Manager, Strategic Planning and Projects Mercedes-Benz Cars Marketing & Sales, 2007

  • Senior Manager, Project Manager of European Sales Platform, 2005

  • Maternity leave, 2003

  • Senior Manager, Sales Manager Employee Car Business, 2000

  • Senior Manager, Strategic Dialog, Conceptualization of the Daimler Corporate University, 1997

  • Manager, Sales Management Trainer, 1996

  • Manager, Change Management Sales & Marketing, 1996

  • Manager, Sales Trainer, 1992

  • Sales PC (Management Trainee Sales Training and Regional Sales Representative), 1990

Markus Schäfer
Markus Schäfer Chief Technology Officer, Development & Procurement
Markus Schäfer
Markus Schäfer Chief Technology Officer, Development & Procurement
Member of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz Group AG. Chief Technology Officer, Development & Procurement

Markus Schäfer is, as of the end of Annual Meeting of Daimler AG – now Mercedes-Benz Group AG – on May 22, 2019, a Member of the Board of Management. In this function, he is responsible for Development & Procurement and as of December 1, 2021 in addition Chief Technology Officer. In this function, he is responsible for the holistic development process of Mercedes-Benz Cars, as well as procurement. Markus Schäfer is also a member of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz AG.


Appointed until: May 2026. First appointed: 2019. Nationality: German.

Markus Schäfer was born on May 11, 1965 in Weidenau, Germany. After obtaining the University entrance diploma (Abitur) he started his studies of Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University in Darmstadt and finished with a Diplom-Ingenieur (former German equivalent to a master’s degree) in 1990. He joined the then Daimler-Benz AG as Trainee within the International Management Associate Program in November 1990.

Previous positions in the company:



  • Member of the Board of Management, Group Research & Mercedes-Benz Cars Chief Operating Officer (COO), 2020

  • Member of the Board of Management responsible for Group Research and Mercedes-Benz Cars Development, 2019

  • Member of the Divisional Board, Mercedes-Benz Cars Production & Supply Chain, Daimler AG, 2014

  • Vice President, Manufacturing Engineering Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars, Daimler AG, 2013

  • Vice President, President & CEO, Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Inc., Tuscaloosa (USA), 2010

  • Director, Production Strategy, Daimler AG, 2007

  • Director, Engineering, Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Inc., Tuscaloosa (USA), 2002

  • Plant Manager, CKD-Assembly Plant, Joint Venture EGA/Kairo (Egypt), 1999

  • Project and Plant Manager, CKD-Assembly Plant, Joint Venture EGA/Kairo (Egypt), 1997

  • Team leader, Project planning overseas projects, Daimler-Benz AG, 1995

  • Technical project planning overseas projects for passenger and commercial cars, Daimler-Benz AG, 1994

  • Cost Controller, Center Paint Shop, Mercedes-Benz AG, 1993

  • Production Engineer, Product preparations, Mercedes-Benz AG, 1991

  • Trainee (International Management Associate Program) Bodyshop, Daimler-Benz AG, 1990

Britta Seeger
Britta Seeger Marketing & Sales
Britta Seeger
Britta Seeger Marketing & Sales
Member of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz Group AG. Marketing & Sales

Britta Seeger has been a member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG – now Mercedes-Benz Group AG – since January 1, 2017. In this function, she is responsible for Mercedes-Benz Cars Marketing & Sales. Britta Seeger is also a member of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz AG and of the Supervisory Board of Mercedes-Benz Mobility AG.



Appointed until: December 2024. First appointed: 2017. Nationality: German.

Britta Seeger was born on September 25, 1969, in Bonn, Germany. After obtaining the Abitur at the Friedrich-Schiller Grammar School in Fellbach, she joined the former Mercedes-Benz AG in 1989 and studied Business Administration at the University of Cooperative Education in Stuttgart and obtained a degree in Business Administration (BA).

Previous positions in the company:



  • Vice President, President and CEO, Mercedes-Benz Türk A.S., Istanbul (Turkey), 2015

  • Director, President and CEO, Daimler Trucks Korea Mercedes-Benz Korea Ltd., Seoul (South Korea), 2013

  • Director, Sales & Marketing Parts, Daimler AG, Stuttgart, 2010

  • Director, Service Operations & Service Sales, Daimler AG, Stuttgart, 2008

  • Senior Manager, Product Management Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars & smart After-Sales, Daimler AG, Stuttgart, 2006

  • Senior Manager, Sales and Market Controlling After-Sales, DaimlerChrysler AG Headquarters, 2005

  • Senior Manager, Market Research Customer & Competitor Monitoring, After-Sales Marketing, DaimlerChrysler AG Headquarters, 2003

  • Senior Manager, Sales & Distribution Customer Connect, DaimlerChrysler AG Headquarters, 2002

  • Senior Manager, eBusiness Unit, DaimlerChrysler AG Headquarters, 2000

  • Manager, Program Management CRM, Daimler-Benz AG Headquarters, 1998

  • Manager, Sales & Branding Training Passenger Cars, Mercedes-Benz AG Headquarters, 1997

  • Marketing Academy; Sales & Branding Training Passenger Cars, Mercedes-Benz AG Headquarters, 1996

  • Customer Care, Mercedes-Benz AG Headquarters, 1992

Hubertus Troska
Hubertus Troska Greater China
Hubertus Troska
Hubertus Troska Greater China
Member of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz Group AG. Greater China

Hubertus Troska has been a member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG – now Mercedes-Benz Group AG – since December 13, 2012. In this function, he is responsible for China activities. Hubertus Troska is also a member of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz AG.



Appointed until: December 2025. First appointed: 2012. Nationality: German.

Hubertus Troska was born on March 25, 1960, in Bilbao, Spain. After attending school in Osnabrück and Mexico-City and obtaining Abitur (university entrance examination) at Alexander von Humboldt school in Mexico he studied economies/English/Spanish from 1978 to 1983 (including 1 semester at the University of Wales) and graduated as a Language Expert for English. Until 1984 he attended postgraduate courses in Business Administration at the same University. After 4 years in the construction industry Hubertus Troska joined the then Daimler-Benz AG in 1988

Previous positions in the company:



  • Executive Vice President, Truck Europe/Latin Amerika (Head of Mercedes-Benz Truck), Daimler AG, 2005

  • Vice President, President, Mercedes-AMG GmbH, 2003

  • Vice President, Head of Product Marketing Passenger Car Sales, Mercedes Car Group, DaimlerChrysler AG, 2000

  • Director, Member of the Board of Management MB Türk (Sales and Aftersales Cars, Vans, Trucks, Buses), Mercedes-Benz Türk, Istanbul (Turkey), 1997

  • Director, Project Manager of the product development project “light truck concept”, Mercedes-Benz AG, Portland (USA), 1995

  • Director, Member of the Board of Management Mercedes-Benz Mexico (Sales and Aftersales, Cars, Trucks, Buses), Mexico-City (Mexico), 1994

  • Senior Manager, Sales Management Production Companies North America, Mercedes-Benz AG Headquarter, 1993

  • Senior Manager, Sales Commercial Vehicles North America and Mexico, Daimler-Benz AG Headquarter, 1991

  • Manager, Sales Network Management Commercial Vehicles North America, Daimler-Benz AG Headquarter, 1990

  • Manager, Sales Organization Overseas/Sales Companies Overseas, Daimler-Benz AG Headquarter, 1988

Harald Wilhelm
Harald Wilhelm Finance & Controlling/ Mercedes-Benz Mobility
Harald Wilhelm
Harald Wilhelm Finance & Controlling/ Mercedes-Benz Mobility
Member of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz Group AG. Finance & Controlling/Mercedes-Benz Mobility


Harald Wilhelm has been a member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG – now Mercedes-Benz Group AG – since April 1, 2019. In this function, he has been responsible for Finance & Controlling and Daimler Mobility – now Mercedes-Benz Mobility – since the end of the Annual Meeting on May 22, 2019. Harald Wilhelm is also a member of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz AG and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Mercedes-Benz Mobility AG



Appointed until: March 2027. First appointed: 2019. Nationality: German.

He was born on April 23, 1966 in Munich, Germany. After obtaining the University entrance diploma (Abitur) in 1985 he started his studies of Business Administration at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich and finished with a master degree in Business Administration in 1991. He then joined the group company Deutsche Aerospace AG as a business economist in 1991. Since 2000 Wilhelm was working in different positions within the finance department of Airbus Group, from June 2012 in personal union as well as Chief Financial Officer of Airbus Group and Commercial Aircraft.

 


Previous positions in the company:



  • Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions, DaimlerChrysler Aerospace AG, 1998

  • Senior Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions, Daimler-Benz Aerospace AG, 1995

  • Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions, Daimler-Benz Aerospace AG, 1992

  • Business Economist, Finance/Controlling, Deutsche Aerospace AG, 1991


 

IR contact

Steffen Hoffmann

Steffen Hoffmann

Vice President
Head of Investor Relations and Treasury


Alexander Jasperneite

Alexander Jasperneite

Analysten, Creditor und Equity Relations
Email: alexander.jasperneite@mercedes-benz.com


Christian Keller

Christian Keller

Analysts and Equity Relations
Email: christian.ck.keller@mercedes-benz.com


Steffen HoffmannVice PresidentHead of Investor Relations and Treasury

Steffen Hoffmann
Vice President
Head of Investor Relations and Treasury


Ellen Christin Haehnlein

Ellen Christin Haehnlein

Analysts and Equity Relations
E-Mail: ellen_christin.haehnlein@mercedes-benz.com


Catharina KaiserAnalysts and Equity Relations

Catharina Kaiser
Analysts and Equity Relations

Email: maria_catharina.kaiser@mercedes-benz.com

Andreas Kusche

Andreas Kusche

Sustainability Investors and Analysts
E-Mail: andreas.kusche@mercedes-benz.com


Daniel Eichele

Daniel Eichele

Retail Investors
Email: ir.mbg@mercedes-benz.com

For any questions regarding the Annual General Meeting:
Shareholder Service: 0800 324 1111
(from abroad: +49 89 30903 6376)
Email: investorportal@computershare.de


Andreas Kusche Sustainability Investors and Analysts

Andreas Kusche
Sustainability Investors and Analysts

Email: andreas.kusche@mercedes-benz.com

Natalie Rothenberg

Natalie Rothenberg

Roadshow and Event Management
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Daniel EicheleRetail Investors

Daniel Eichele
Retail Investors

Daimler shareholder service 0800 324 1111

Team Investor Relations

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Mercedes-Benz Group AG
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HPC F342
Mercedesstraße 120
70372 Stuttgart (Germany)

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Alexander Vollmer Equity and Debt Relations

Alexander Vollmer
Equity and Debt Relations

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Ellen Christin HaehnleinAnalysts and Equity Relations

Ellen Christin Haehnlein
Analysts and Equity Relations

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Natalie RothenbergRoadshow- and Event Management

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phone: +49 (0) 176 3090 2435

You can reach the IR-Team also via:Mercedes-Benz Group AGInvestor Relations

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Germany

Email: ir.mbg@mercedes-benz.com
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