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SOURCE Daimler Corporate Communications
STUTTGART, Germany, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
In its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG extended the contract of service of Bodo Uebber, the Board of Management Member responsible for Finance & Controlling, the Daimler Financial Services division and Mergers & Acquisitions, until December 31, 2019.
"We are delighted to continue the excellent cooperation with Bodo Uebber," stated Dr. Manfred Bischoff, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Daimler. "Bodo Uebber has an important role in the Board of Management, and not only as an outstanding CFO. Daimler is soundly financed and has very good access to and a very good reputation in the capital market."
Bodo Uebber has been a member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG since December 2003. His previous contract would have expired in December 2014.
A curriculum vitae of Bodo Uebber is available at: http://www.daimler.com/company/corporate-governance/bodies/board-of-management
Daimler AG is one of the world's most successful automotive companies. With its divisions Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Daimler Buses and Daimler Financial Services, the Daimler Group is one of the biggest producers of premium cars and the world's biggest manufacturer of commercial vehicles with a global reach. Daimler Financial Services provides financing, leasing, fleet management, insurance and innovative mobility services. The company's founders, Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz, made history with the invention of the automobile in the year 1886. As a pioneer of automotive engineering, Daimler continues to shape the future of mobility today: The Group's focus is on innovative and green technologies as well as on safe and superior automobiles that appeal to and fascinate its customers. For many years now, Daimler has been investing continually in the development of alternative drive systems with the goal of making emission-free driving possible in the long term. So in addition to vehicles with hybrid drive, Daimler now has the broadest range of locally emission-free electric vehicles powered by batteries and fuel cells. This is just one example of how Daimler willingly accepts the challenge of meeting its responsibility towards society and the environment. Daimler sells its vehicles and services in nearly all the countries of the world and has production facilities on five continents. Its current brand portfolio includes, in addition to the world's most valuable premium automotive brand, Mercedes-Benz, the brands smart, Freightliner, Western Star, BharatBenz, Fuso, Setra and Thomas Built Buses. The company is listed on the stock exchanges of Frankfurt and Stuttgart (stock exchange symbol DAI). In 2013, the Group sold 2.35 million vehicles and employed a workforce of 274,616 people; revenue totaled €118.0 billion and EBIT amounted to €10.8 billion.
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