STUTTGART, Germany -- Andreas Renschler, head of Daimler Trucks will be replaced in that role by Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard, effective April 1, the company has announced.
Renschler will oversee Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz passenger car and van division.
Renschler has been a member of Daimler’s Board of Management and the head of Daimler Trucks since Oct. 1, 2004. Bernhard has been a member of the board since February 2010.
“Wolfgang Bernhard and Andreas Renschler are two highly experienced members of Daimler’s Board of Management. With this change, they will both be able to utilize their management know-how from their previous responsibilities within in their new functions, thus expanding their own expertise in all automobile areas,” said Dr. Manfred Bischoff, chairman of Daimler’s Supervisory Board.