Martin Daum

Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler Truck AG

Martin Daum has been a member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG since March 1, 2017. He is also Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler Truck AG.

Appointed until: 2025. First appointed: 2017. Nationality: German.

Martin Daum was born on October 28, 1959, in Karlsruhe, Germany. After obtaining Abitur (university entrance examination) in 1978, he made an apprenticeship as a banker. 1980 he started his economics studies at the University of Mannheim, Germany, and finished with a master degree in Economics in 1985. After 2 years working as a Management Consultant Martin Daum joined the then Daimler-Benz AG in 1987.

Previous positions in the company:

  • Executive Vice President, President & CEO, Daimler Trucks North America LLC (USA), 2009
  • Vice President, Operations Mercedes-Benz Trucks, Daimler AG, 2006
  • Vice President, Product Unit Unimog, Special Vehicles & Controlling, Daimler AG, 2003
  • Director, Controlling Mercedes-Benz Trucks, Daimler AG, 2002
  • Director, Strategy CVD, DaimlerChrysler AG, 2001
  • Director, General Manager Finance and Administration, Sterling Corporation, Willoughby, Ohio (USA), 1997
  • Director, Project Manager Controlling Light Truck Concept, Mercedes-Benz Trucks, Portland (USA), 1996
  • Senior Manager, Commercial Director, debis Marketing Services GmbH, 1992
  • Senior Manager, Assistant to the Board Member Trading and Marketing Services, debis AG, 1990
  • Manager, Sales organization Overseas/Sales Companies Overseas, Daimler-Benz AG, 1988
  • International Management Associate Program, Daimler-Benz AG, 1987

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