New head appointed at car2go

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Olivier Reppert is to take over as CEO of car2go on October 1, 2016.

The 42-year old succeeds Roland Keppler, who is moving to Tuifly. Reppert was previously the head of brand and product management for smart.

Klaus Entenmann, chairman of the Board of Daimler Financial Services said: “We would like to thank Roland Keppler for his outstanding work and his commitment towards the further development of car2go and wish him all the best.

“With Olivier Reppert, we gain a manager with many years of international sales experience for car2go. He will continue to implement the car2go strategy and prepare the business to meet new challenges such as autonomous driving.”

Reppert (pictured above) embarked on his career in the department of After-Sales at Daimler in 1998. After various positions at the Mercedes-Benz sales department in Germany and abroad, he moved to smart in 2010. Since 2014, he has been responsible for products and international marketing.

He said: “car2go is an essential component of perfect urban mobility. I am delighted to be able to be actively involved in its further development.”

car2go is an important pillar of Daimler’s mobility strategy. The provider of free-floating carsharing is now active in nine countries on three continents and operates a fleet of around 14,000 vehicles.