Board of Daimler AG extends contract with Dr. Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt by three years

 Board of Daimler AG extends contract with Dr. Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt by
                                 three years

PR Newswire

STUTTGART, Germany, April 24, 2013

STUTTGART, Germany, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

  oNew contract as Member of the Board of Management for Integrity and Legal
    Affairs until February 28, 2017
  oDr. Manfred Bischoff: "We are delighted to continue the excellent work
    with Dr. Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt in the Board of Management of Daimler
    AG. Under her leadership, Daimler has achieved a top position with regard
    to integrity and compliance."

In its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG extended the
contract of Dr. Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt, a member of the Board of
Management of Daimler AG, until February 28, 2017.

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Dr. Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt has been the Member of the Board of Management
of Daimler AG for Integrity and Legal Affairs since February 16, 2011. Her
area of responsibility covers the Group's legal departments, compliance
organization and data protection. Responsibility for respecting and
maintaining human rights and for the sustained anchoring of a culture of
integrity is also in her area.

"We are delighted to continue the excellent work with Dr. Christine
Hohmann-Dennhardt in the Board of Management of Daimler AG. Dr.
Hohmann-Dennhardt has anchored integrity as a fixed element of our corporate
culture at Daimler. Under her leadership, the company has achieved a top
position with regard to integrity and compliance," stated Dr. Manfred
Bischoff, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG.

Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt's contract would have expired in February 2014. In
accordance with Section 84 Subsection 1 of the German Stock Corporation Act
(AktG), the Supervisory Board decides on a reappointment after the beginning
of the last year of each Board of Management member's last year of office.

Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt was born in Leipzig on April 30, 1950. She studied
jurisprudence in Tübingen and concluded her studies in 1975 with the second
state examination. In the same year, she became a lecturer in social law at
the University of Hamburg. Dr. Hohmann-Dennhardt gained her doctorate in law
at the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main in 1979.

Positions held to date:

  oJudge at the Federal Constitutional Court (First Senate), 1999
  oMinister for Science and the Arts, State of Hessen, 1995
  oMinister of Justice, State of Hessen, 1991
  oDepartment head for social affairs, youth and housing, City of Frankfurt
    am Main, 1989
  oDeputy judicial member of the Constitutional Court of the State of Hessen,
  oDirector of the Social Court, Wiesbaden, lecturer at the Goethe University
    in Frankfurt am Main, 1984
  oJudge at the Social Court, Frankfurt am Main and Wiesbaden, and at the
    State Social Court, Darmstadt, 1981
  oAssistant at the Institute for Labor Law of the Goethe University in
    Frankfurt am Main, lecturer at the Labor Academy, 1977

Curriculum vitae and photograph can be found on Daimler's website at

Further information from Daimler is available 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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