Three shareholder representatives stand for election to the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG

Three shareholder representatives stand for election to the Supervisory Board
                                of Daimler AG

PR Newswire

STUTTGART, Germany, Feb. 27, 2013

STUTTGART, Germany, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

  oSari Baldauf and Dr. Jurgen Hambrecht stand for reelection
  oAndrea Jung is first-time candidate for election to the Supervisory Board
  oAnnual Shareholders' Meeting to elect Supervisory Board members
    representing the shareholders in Berlin on April 10

The agenda of the Annual Shareholders' Meeting of Daimler AG to be held in
Berlin on April 10, 2013, was published today. According to the agenda, the
Supervisory Board of Daimler AG has nominated Sari Baldauf and Dr. Jurgen
Hambrecht for reelection to the Supervisory Board. In addition, the
Supervisory Board has proposed Andrea Jung for first-time election as a member
of the Supervisory Board. All candidates are nominated for five years. The
proposals for election will be made in Berlin on April 10.

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Ms. Sari Baldauf (born in 1955) has been a member of the Supervisory Board of
Daimler AG since 2008. In addition, she has been a member of the Nomination
Committee since 2011. Due to many years of experience as a member of the
executive board of Nokia Corporation and as a former vice president and
general manager of the Networks Business Group of Nokia Corporation, Ms.
Baldauf has great entrepreneurial expertise and international experience.

In addition to her membership of the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG, Sari
Baldauf is currently a member of the supervisory board or board of directors
of AkzoNobel N. V., Deutsche Telekom AG, F-Secure Corporation and Fortum OYj

Dr. Jurgen Hambrecht (born in 1946) has also been a member of the Supervisory
Board of Daimler AG since 2008. In addition, he has been a member of the
Presidential Committee and of the Mediation Committee since 2011. Dr.
Hambrecht was chairman of the executive board of BASF SE until June 2011, and
before that he held numerous executive positions at BASF SE. Dr. Hambrecht has
extensive international experience and is one of Germany's best-respected
business executives.

Dr. Jurgen Hambrecht is a member of the supervisory board of Deutsche
Lufthansa AG, chairman of the supervisory board of Trumpf GmbH + Co. KG and
chairman of the supervisory board of Fuchs Petrolub AG.

Ms. Andrea Jung (born in 1958) is a first-time candidate for election to the
Supervisory Board of Daimler AG representing the shareholders. Ms. Jung was
chief executive officer of Avon Products, Inc. until April 2012 and executive
chairman and board member of Avon Products, Inc. until the end of 2012. Before
that, she held various other executive positions at Avon Products, Neiman
Marcus, I. Magnin & Company and Bloomingdale's. Due to her very varied past
activities, Andrea Jung has excellent management and market knowledge,
especially of the markets of North America, South America and Russia.
Furthermore, she has extensive expertise in sales and marketing strategy, as
well as in branding. Due to her many years of activity on the boards of
industrial companies, Ms. Jung has acquired additional expertise in specific
industrial activities.

Currently, she is a member of the boards of Apple, Inc. (since 2008) and
General Electric Company (since 1998).

Photos of the three candidates can be found on Daimler's website at Short profiles can be found at

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About Daimler

Daimler AG is one of the world's most successful automotive companies. With
its divisions Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Daimler
Buses and Daimler Financial Services, the Daimler Group is one of the biggest
producers of premium cars and the world's biggest manufacturer of commercial
vehicles with a global reach. Daimler Financial Services provides financing,
leasing, fleet management, insurance and innovative mobility services. The
company's founders, Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz, made history with the
invention of the automobile in the year 1886. As a pioneer of automotive
engineering, Daimler continues to shape the future of mobility today: The
Group's focus is on innovative and green technologies as well as on safe and
superior automobiles that appeal to and fascinate its customers. For many
years now, Daimler has been investing continually in the development of
alternative drive systems with the goal of making emission-free driving
possible in the long term. So in addition to vehicles with hybrid drive,
Daimler now has the broadest range of locally emission-free electric vehicles
powered by batteries and fuel cells. This is just one example of how Daimler
willingly accepts the challenge of meeting its responsibility towards society
and the environment. Daimler sells its vehicles and services in nearly all the
countries of the world and has production facilities on five continents. Its
current brand portfolio includes, in addition to the world's most valuable
premium automotive brand, Mercedes-Benz, the brands smart, Freightliner,
Western Star, BharatBenz, Fuso, Setra and Thomas Built Buses. The company is
listed on the stock exchanges of Frankfurt and Stuttgart (stock exchange
symbol DAI). In 2012, the Group sold 2.2 million vehicles and employed a
workforce of 275,000 people; revenue totaled €114.3 billion and EBIT amounted
to €8.6 billion.

SOURCE Daimler Corporate Communications

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