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Daimler changes its top as long-standing Bischoff retires

Changing hands: Bernd Pischetsrieder is Daimler’s new chairman of the supervisory board.

Bernd Pischetsrieder takes reins at Daimler following retirement of Bischoff

5 Apr 2021

FORMER BMW and Volkswagen Group CEO Bernd Pischetsrieder has become chairman of the supervisory board at Daimler, succeeding Manfred Bischoff, who is stepping down after 14 years in the position.


Mr Pischetsrieder (73) was nominated for the position in December after former Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche withdrew his candidacy for the job amid opposition from shareholders unhappy about the car-maker’s results during his tenure.


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