Starting August 1 this year, Sven Ennerst will take charge of the global development activities of Daimler Trucks. He will replace Georg Weiberg, who is retiring after over four decades in the company.
Weiberg integrated the development department of Trucks Asia, Trucks Europe and Trucks NAFTA. He was also responsible for rekindling the model portfolio of Daimler Trucks in these areas, as well as the integration of new engines into Daimler Trucks. He also facilitated the inauguration of the latest brand of Daimler Trucks, BharatBenz.
Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard, a member of the Board of Management of Daimler trucks, expressed the gratitude of the company to Georg Weiberg for everything he did for the company.
Sven Ennerst will take the post of Truck Product Engineering Head of Daimler Trucks. He joined the company in 1991 as a planning engineer. He also played a part in internationalizing the different functions at Daimler Trucks. He became the director of the plant in Kassel in 2004 before managing Daimler Trucks’ Strategic Future Program in 2006.