Annual Results Conference 01 Mar 2024

Martin Daum
[Translate to English:]
Claus Baessler

Presentation of figures 2023 and outlook

Analysts/Investors Q&A

Media Q&A

Presentation of figures 2023 and outlook
Analysts/Investors Q&A
Media Q&A

Notice: the recordings are available in English only.

At our virtual Annual Results Conference Martin Daum, CEO and interim CFO of the Daimler Truck Holding AG (Daimler Truck) and Claus Bässler, Vice President Treasury & Tax, acting Head of Finance & Controlling will inform about the 2023 financial year and provide an outlook for 2024.

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Martin Daum

Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler Truck Holding AG, additionally responsible for Finance and Controlling

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:

  • Since August 11, 2023 he is additionally responsible for Finance and Controlling
  • 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

Claus Baessler

Vice President Treasury & Tax, acting Head of Finance & Controlling

Claus Bässler was born in Stuttgart in 1965. After a vocational training as a banker and completing a degree in economics at the University of Hohenheim, he joined the former Daimler-Benz AG in 1993. 
He held various management positions in finance, including Head of Foreign Exchange and Commodity Management and Head of Export Credit/Finance in Group Treasury. Additionally, Claus Bässler gained international experience as CFO of Daimler-Chrysler Thailand. Within Group Internal Audit, he headed the Audit Finance & Controlling department. From 2017 to the beginning of 2021, Claus Bässler was CFO of Daimler Buses and Managing Director of EvoBus GmbH. Afterwards he led the Spin-Off Project, playing a key role on the way to the planned independence of Daimler Truck AG. Since December 2021 he holds the role as Vice President Treasury & Tax and since August 2022 also acting head of Finance and Controlling.
 
Previous positions

  • Vice President Treasury & Tax, since 2021 
  • Project Lead Spin-Off Daimler Truck AG, 2021
  • CFO Daimler Buses & Managing Director EvoBus GmbH, 2017-2021
  • Director Controlling, Accounting and Best Finance Daimler Trucks, 2014-2017
  • Director Corporate Audit, Finance & Controlling and Financial Services, 2011-2013
  • Director Export Credit Group Treasury, 2007-2011
  • CFO Daimler-Chrysler Thailand, 2004-2007
  • Head of Foreign Exchange and Commodity Management, 2000-2003