Harald Henn Appointed Vice President & CFO For Mercedes-Benz USA

       Harald Henn Appointed Vice President & CFO For Mercedes-Benz USA

PR Newswire

MONTVALE, N.J., March 6, 2013

MONTVALE, N.J., March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA)
announced the appointment of Harald Henn to the position of vice president &
CFO, effective immediately. Henn replaces Herbert Werner who left the company
to serve as vice president & CFO for Daimler in South Africa.

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In his new role Henn leads finance and operations for MBUSA, reporting
directly to president and CEO, Steve Cannon. Specific responsibilities
include overseeing finance & controlling, risk management, treasury, payroll,
procurement, information technology, taxes and facility management.

A 20-year employee of the Daimler AG family, Henn has extensive international
business experience in various leadership positions with a financial focus
across the globe. His most recent post was vice president & CFO for
Mercedes-Benz Japan where Henn helped contribute to strong sales and
profitability increases despite the challenges following the tsunami

Henn began his career with Daimler at the world headquarters in 1991 and five
years later, he joined MBUSA for the first time as manager of sales and profit
planning. In 1999, Henn was appointed deputy project director & controller
for the SLR development program with McLaren in the United Kingdom before he
became vice president & CFO for Mercedes-Benz Canada in 2004. Three years
later, Harald moved to Michigan where he helped to build the new Daimler
Financial Services Company in the United States as vice president of finance
for Latin America. In 2009, he transferred back to Daimler's world
headquarters in Stuttgart and served as the director of program management for
finance excellence.

Originally from Heilbronn, Germany, Henn studied at the University of
Stuttgart where he received a bachelor's degree in economics and mechanical
engineering, a master's degree in business management and automotive
engineering, and in 1998, earned a doctorate in economics. He currently
resides in Westwood, NJ with his wife, Leslie, and their two children.

About Mercedes-Benz USA
Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA), headquartered in Montvale, New Jersey, is
responsible for the distribution, marketing and customer service for all
Mercedes-Benz products in the United States. MBUSA offers drivers the most
diverse line-up in the luxury segment with 14 model lines ranging from the
sporty C-Class to the flagship S-Class sedans and the SLS AMG supercar.

MBUSA is also responsible for the distribution, marketing and customer service
of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Vans and smart in the US. More information on MBUSA
and its products can be found at www.mbusa.com, www.mbsprinterusa.com and

SOURCE Mercedes-Benz USA

Website: http://www.mbusa.com
Contact: Donna Boland, +1-201-573-6893; or Mariella Kapsaskis,
+1-201-573-4734; or Toll-Free +1-888-MBNEWS-1
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