• Markus Schäfer.

Member of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz AG. Mercedes-Benz Cars Development, Procurement and Supplier Quality.

Markus Schäfer is also a Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG.

Appointed until: May 2024. First appointed: 2019. Nationality: German.

Markus Schäfer was born on May 11, 1965, in Weidenau, Germany. After obtaining the University entrance diploma (Abitur) he started his studies of Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University in Darmstadt and finished with a Diplom-Ingenieur (former German equivalent to a master’s degree) in 1990. He joined the then Daimler-Benz AG as Trainee within the International Management Associate Program in 1990.

Previous positions:

2014 Member of the Divisional Board, Mercedes-Benz Cars Production & Supply Chain, Daimler AG, Stuttgart (Germany).
2013 Vice President, Manufacturing Engineering Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars, Daimler AG, Stuttgart.
2010 Vice President, President & CEO, Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Inc., Tuscaloosa (USA).
2007 Director, Production Strategy, Daimler AG, Stuttgart.
2002 Director, Engineering, Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Inc., Tuscaloosa (USA).
1999 Plant Manager, CKD-Assembly Plant, Joint Venture EGA/Cairo (Egypt).
1997 Project and Plant Manager, CKD-Assembly Plant, Joint Venture EGA/Cairo (Egypt).
1995 Team Leader, Project planning overseas projects, Daimler-Benz AG.
1994 Technical project planning overseas projects for passenger and commercial cars, Daimler-Benz AG.
1993 Cost Controller, Center Paint Shop, Mercedes-Benz AG, Stuttgart.
1991 Production Engineer, Product preparations, Mercedes-Benz AG, Stuttgart.
1990 Trainee (International Management Associate Program) Bodyshop, Daimler-Benz AG, Stuttgart.