Production, logistics and supply chain personnel changes at Daimler

Jun 7, 2019   People

The German car and truck maker announced changes in several departments in production, logistics and supply chain.

Jörg Burzer (pictured at left above) has officially replaced Markus Schäfer as member of the divisional board of management of Mercedes-Benz cars, production and supply chain. Schäfer, who has been with the company since 1994, is now board member for group research and Mercedes-Benz Cars development.

Burzer moves over from his position as head of quality management, Mercedes-Benz Cars, Production and Supply Chain. That role, in turn, has been filled by Jason Hoff, as from July 1.

Heiko Gaiser has been replaced by Ewa Combach as head of worldwide transport logistics passenger cars, trucks, vans and buses, at Daimler. Combach will be responsible for the vehicle maker’s transport networks, including planning and procurement. Combach was formerly head of transport planning and network management.

Gaiser, who held his previous role for five years, has moved to become centre manager for production components, casting/forging and chassis.


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