Dr.Joachim Schmidt

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More Movement for Daimler AG, Mercedes-Benz Cars Personnel

The Daimler roster reshuffle isn’t done, as a couple of key guys will move into different positions soon. Anders-Sundt Jensen is slated to be Daimler’s next Head of Global Sales Development (GSD), succeeding early retiree Roman Fischer. With the vacancy left by this move, Dr. Jens Thiemer then takes over as Head of Brand Communications (BC) for Mercedes-Benz Cars. According to Dr. Joachim Schmidt, Mercedes-Benz Cars Executive Vice President for Sales and Marketing, “Jensen has effectively pushed forward with modernizing the Mercedes-Benz brand and has made a major contribution to the successful market launch of our new compact models.” He further credits Jensen with the expansion of the brand’s digital… Continue Reading »


CLA-Class Marks the Arrival of a Style Rebel

Not only was the price range of the new CLA-class lowered to cater to younger buyers. Mercedes-Benz also revolutionized its style and design to go with the preferences of people who are young and young at heart. This was revealed by Joachim Schmidt, sales chief of Mercedes, during an interview at the eve of the Detroit Auto Show. He added that the new class will pave way to more opportunities for the brand in the US. Schmidt also stated that their goal is to repeat the success story of the CLS in the whole new chapter of the storied track of Mercedes-Benz. “The CLA is a Style Rebel.” This was… Continue Reading »


Mercedes Keeping Dr. Joachim Schmidt for Another Three Years

The Executive VP for Sales and Marketing of Mercedes-Benz Cars, Dr. Joachim Schmidt stays until September 30, 2015. That is after the Board of Management of Daimler AG extended his contract. Dr. Schmidt has been in the Board of Mercedes-Benz Cars Sales and Marketing since October of 2009, in which he is responsible for Sales and Marketing Executive Committee, as well as the management of nationawide affiliates. He started his career in the car company in 1979 as a team leader for car development and has been an asset to Mercedes since then. “Dr. Joachim Schmidt has realigned sales and marketing and thus set the course for sustainable growth in… Continue Reading »


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