New Finance and Controlling head appointed at Daimler Trucks & Buses

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Jochen Götz has been appointed head of finance & controlling at Daimler Trucks & Buses as of March 1, 2015. He assumes overall responsibility for all finance and controlling functions at Daimler Trucks & Buses worldwide.

At the same time, Götz will become a member of the divisional board of Daimler Trucks & Buses and succeeds Matthias Gründler, who is leaving the company of his own accord.

Bodo Uebber, member of the board of management of Daimler AG and responsible for finance & controlling and the Daimler Financial Services division said: “With Jochen Götz, an internationally experienced executive and proven expert is taking over as the head of this globally active department. In previous positions, Jochen has shown that he is very well acquainted with the company’s finance and controlling processes especially in the truck business.

“This shows that Daimler has a pool of outstanding executives who are able to take responsibility quickly. We thank Matthias Gründler for his good work and wish him all the best for his personal future.”

Jochen Götz (44) has been at Daimler AG for more than 25 years. He has profound experience in the truck business as well as in the area of finance and brings more than 10 years of management experience in Germany and abroad for his new task.

During his time at the Truck Group, he held leading positions at Mercedes-Benz Trucks, Powertrain, and at Daimler Trucks North America. Most recently, he was in charge of Planning and Reporting Mercedes-Benz Cars and the Daimler Group.