Nesselhauf to be Daimler India CV's MD & CEO

Daimler Trucks today announced top level management changes with Erich Nesselhauf set to take over as Managing Director and CEO at Daimler India Commercial Vehicles from June 1.

Currently Vice President-Supply Chain at DICV, he will replace Marc Llistosella, who takes over as Trucks Asia and DICV Head Marketing, Sales and After-sales with effect from June 1, the company said in a statement.

Nesselhauf will be in-charge of the entire DICV operations in India, and report to Llistosella.

Llistosella would continue to report to President and CEO of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) and Head of Daimler Trucks Asia, Albert Kirchmann.

"He will lead all marketing, sales and after-sales related areas of Daimler Trucks Asia, including DICV and MFTBC, Japan and will continue to oversee DICV's Indian operations, overall," the company said.

Besides, Kai-Uwe Seidenfuss, currently MFTBC Senior Vice -President, Sales and After-sales, will become Head-Corporate Audit at Daimler AG, effective June 1.

DICV, which is a 100 per cent subsidiary of Germany's Daimler AG, produces medium and heavy-duty commercial vehicles for the Indian volume market, under the brand name BharatBenz.

Since August 2013, Daimler Trucks has been announcing a close cooperation of its Asian entities MFTBC and DICV under the umbrella of Daimler Trucks Asia.

While DICV has also begun production and export of trucks under the FUSO brand, selected functions like R&D, life-cycle management and some administrative functions have also been put under joint leadership.

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