Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV) the 100pc wholly-owned subsidiary of
Daimler AG, together with Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC),
under the Umbrella of Daimler Trucks Asia (DTA), has announced management
changes to take effect in March and April next Year.
As of April
1, 2015, Dr. Albert Kirchmann, currently Head of Daimler Trucks Asia, will
become Chairman of Daimler Trucks Asia. Marc Llistosella, currently Head of
Marketing, Sales &After-sales, Trucks Asia & Daimler India Commercial
Vehicles (DICV), becomes new Head of Daimler Trucks Asia (Fuso and BharatBenz)
and Michael Kamper, Managing Director Trucks at Mercedes-Benz UK at present, will
become new Head of Marketing, Sales & Customer Services Trucks Asia.
Kirchmann, in his new position as Chairman will consult and support the
company’s strategic development and will continue to represent Daimler on the
political level as well as in industry associations in Japan. Working in the
company since 1984, Dr. Kirchmann has held various leadership positions in the
areas of planning, controlling, and strategy over many years.
Llistosella, in his new position he will directly report to Dr. Wolfgang
Bernhard, Member of the Daimler Board of Management with responsibility for
Daimler Trucks & Buses. Llistosella has been leading DICV right from a
planning phase as a Greenfield Project. He built the organization, the plant
and led the development of a whole new product range under the brand BharatBenz
for the Indian market as well as Fuso trucks for markets in Asia and Africa. Under
his leadership the company has become a fully established player in the Indian
CV market. In his current function Llistosella leads all Marketing, Sales &
Aftersales-related areas of Daimler Trucks Asia and oversees DICV’s Indian
operations by bringing in his passion and deep understanding of the Asian truck
industry. His successor at DICV Erich Nesselhauf remains CEO and managing
director of DICV and continues to report directly to Marc Llistosella also in
the new role.
Kamper has been in the company since 1995, Kamper has proven his expertise in
truck business in various leading positions in product management and
have been decided by the Board of Management, Daimler AG, and are subject to
approval by the Board of Directors and the Shareholder’s Meeting of MFTBC.