Election of employee representatives to the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG

 Election of employee representatives to the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG

PR Newswire

STUTTGART, Germany, March 13, 2013

STUTTGART, Germany, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 1,100 voting
delegates of the Daimler Group's operating units came together today at the
Messe Stuttgart (Stuttgart Trade Fair Center) to elect the ten members of the
Supervisory Board of Daimler AG representing the employees (seven employees of
the Group including one representative of the senior management and three
trade-union representatives).

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As a result of the election, some of the members of the Supervisory Board
representing the employees will remain in office: The following persons were
reelected Erich Klemm, Michael Brecht, Juergen Langer, and Joerg Spies. The
following persons were elected for the first time Elke Toenjes-Werner and
Wolfgang Nieke.

As trade-union representatives, Joerg Hofmann was reelected and Sabine Maassen
was elected as a new member of the Supervisory Board. Valter Sanches will also
continue to be a member of the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG as a
trade-union member from outside Germany. Dr. Frank Weber was elected to the
Supervisory Board for the first time and will represent the senior management
in the new Supervisory Board period. Elke Toenjes and Sabine Maassen who have
been newly elected are the first women to be employee representatives in the
Supervisory Board.

The Supervisory Board is composed of ten members representing the shareholders
and ten members representing the employees. Elections are held for the
Supervisory Board members of the employee side every five years.

The items of the agenda of the Annual Shareholders' Meeting to be held in
Berlin on April 10, 2013 include the reelection of two members representing
the shareholders, Sari Baldauf and Dr. Juergen Hambrecht, and the first-time
election of Andrea Jung, also representing the shareholders. Immediately after
the Annual Shareholders' Meeting, the Supervisory Board will elect one of its
members as the Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board. In addition, the
committee memberships of the newly elected Supervisory Board members are to be

The period of office of the newly elected Supervisory Board members starts
after the end of the Annual Shareholders' Meeting in 2013 and finishes with
the end of the Annual Shareholders' Meeting in 2018.

Further information from Daimler is available at: www.media.daimler.com and

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

Website: http://www.daimler.com
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