Michael Brecht

Gaggenau. Supervisory Board Daimler AG – Employee Representative. Chairman of the General Works Council, Daimler Group. Chairman of the General Works Council, Daimler AG. Chairman of the Works Council of Mercedes-Benz Gaggenau Plant. Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board, the Mediation Committee, the Presidential Committee and the Audit Committee of Daimler AG.

Elected until: 2023. First elected: 2012. Nationality: German.
Michael Brecht

Michael Brecht was born in Karlsruhe in the Black Forest in 1965. He apprenticed as an automotive fitter at Daimler-Benz in Gaggenau and pursued a number of training programs, including as a work and motion analyst. In 2011, he graduated from the extra-occupational Master of Management program of the Malik Management Center in St. Gallen.

From 1981 onwards, Michael Brecht was active as member of the Gaggenau Works Council body representing young employees and trainees and was elected Chairman in 1985. Since 1990, he has been active as member of the Works Council Committee in Gaggenau and became its Chairman in 1998.

Since April 2, 2014, Michael Brecht is Chairman of the General Works Council of Daimler AG.

In addition to his activities as employee representative, he performs various honorary functions in the local municipal and union organizations.

Michael Brecht is a member of the following further legally mandatory supervisory boards and comparable supervisory bodies:

  • Daimler Truck AG (Deputy Chairman)
  • Mercedes-Benz AG

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