Martin Daum

Martin Daum has been Member of the Board of Management of Daimler Truck Holding AG since July 12, 2021 and has been Chairman of Board of Management of Daimler Truck Holding AG since December 1, 2021. He is also Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler Truck AG.

Appointed until: 2025. First appointed: 2021. Nationality: German.

Martin Daum was born on October 28, 1959, in Karlsruhe, Germany. After graduating from high school in 1978, he did an apprenticeship as a banker. Post his apprenticeship, in 1980, he studied economics at the University of Mannheim, Germany, and graduated with a master’s degree in economics in 1985. After two years of working as a Management Consultant, he joined the then Daimler-Benz AG in 1987.

Previous positions:

  • Chairman of the Board of Management, Daimler Truck Holding AG, since 2021
  • Chairman of the Board of Management, Daimler Truck AG, since 2019
  • Member of the Board of Management, Daimler Trucks and Buses, Daimler AG, 2017 until 2021
  • Executive Vice President, President & CEO, Daimler Trucks North America LLC, 2009
  • Vice President, Operations Mercedes-Benz Trucks, Daimler AG, 2006
  • Vice President, Product Unit Unimog, Special Vehicles & Controlling, Daimler AG, 2003
  • Director, Controlling Mercedes-Benz Trucks, Daimler AG, 2002
  • Director, Strategy CVD, DaimlerChrysler AG, 2001
  • Director, General Manager Finance and Administration, Sterling Corporation, Willoughby, Ohio USA, 1997
  • Director, Project Manager Controlling Light Truck Concept, Daimler-Benz AG, Portland, USA, 1996
  • Senior Manager, Commercial Director, debis Marketing Services GmbH, 1992
  • Senior Manager, Assistant to the Board Member Trading and Marketing Services, debis AG, 1990
  • Manager, Sales Organization Overseas/Sales Companies Overseas, Daimler-Benz AG, 1988
  • International Management Associate Program, Daimler-Benz AG, 1987

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