Daimler AG intends to appoint Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard as a member of the Board of Management


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05.02.2010 18:16 

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Stuttgart - Daimler AG (stock-exchange abbreviation DAI) intends to appoint Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard as a full member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG. In this context, following consultations with the Presidential Committee of the Supervisory Board, the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG, Dr. Manfred Bischoff, will propose to the entire Supervisory Board that the Board of Management of Daimler AG should be enlarged. Dr. Bernhard is to have Board of Management responsibility for Mercedes-Benz Cars Production and Procurement and for the Mercedes-Benz Vans division. Discussions are being held with Rainer Schmückle, currently responsible for Production and Procurement Mercedes-Benz.


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Daimler AG, Stuttgart, with its businesses Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks,
Mercedes-Benz Vans, Daimler Buses and Daimler Financial Services, is a globally leading producer of premium passenger cars and the global market leader of heavy- and medium-duty trucks as well as buses. The Daimler Financial Services division has a broad offering of financial services, including vehicle financing, leasing, insurance and fleet management. Daimler sells its products in nearly all the countries of the world and has production facilities on five continents. The company's founders, Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz, continued to make automotive history following their invention of the automobile in 1886. As an automotive pioneer, Daimler and its employees willingly accept an obligation to act responsibly towards society and the environment and to shape the future of safe and sustainable mobility with groundbreaking technologies and high-quality products. The current brand portfolio includes the world's most valuable automobile brand, Mercedes-Benz, as well as smart, Maybach, Freightliner, Western Star, Mitsubishi Fuso, Setra, Orion and Thomas Built Buses. The company is listed on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt, New York and Stuttgart (stock exchange abbreviation DAI). In 2008, the Group sold 2.1 million vehicles and employed a workforce of over 270,000 people; revenue totaled EUR95.9 billion and EBIT amounted to EUR2.7 billion. Daimler is an automotive Group with a commitment to excellence, and aims to achieve sustainable growth and industry-leading profitability.


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