From January 1st, 2015, the Swedish Ola Källenius will be the eighth member of Daimler AG Board of Mananagement.
The Supervisory Board of Daimler AG has appointed Mr. Ola Källenius (45) as a member of the company’s Board of Management with effect from January 1st, 2015 until December 31st, 2017. He will continue to be responsible for worldwide car Marketing & Sales. The Supervisory Board of Daimler AG has thus expanded the Board of Management to eight members once again.
“Ola Källenius will make our Board of Management younger and more international. These are two characteristics that we increasingly see also amongst our customers. With his wide-ranging experience, Mr. Källenius will help us to optimally address customers’ needs and to achieve the growth targets of our ‘Mercedes-Benz 2020’ strategy,” Dr. Manfred Bischoff, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG.