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    Ola Källenius.

Chairman of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz AG.

Ola Källenius is also Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Daimler Truck AG.

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

Ola Källenius was born on June 11, 1969, in Västervik, Sweden. After obtaining Abitur (university entrance examination) at Grammar School of Danderyd (Sweden), he did his military service in the Swedish army in 1988/89. From 1989 until 1993 he studied at the Stockholm School of Economics (Master in Finance and Accounting) and the CEMS Program (Master of International Management) at the University of St. Gallen. He joined the then Daimler-Benz AG as Trainee within the International Management Associate Program in 1993.

Previous positions:

2017 Member of the Board of Management, Group Research & Mercedes-Benz Cars Development, Daimler AG, Stuttgart (Germany).
2015 Member of the Board of Management, Mercedes-Benz Cars Marketing & Sales, Daimler AG, Stuttgart.
2013 Member of the Divisional Board, Mercedes-Benz Cars Marketing & Sales, Daimler AG, Stuttgart.
2010 Vice President, Managing Director, Mercedes-AMG GmbH, Affalterbach (Germany).
2009 Vice President, President & CEO, Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Inc., Tuscaloosa (USA).
2005 Managing Director, Mercedes-Benz HighPerformanceEngines Ltd., Brixworth (Great Britain).
2003 Executive Director, Operations, McLaren Automotive Ltd., Woking (Great Britain).
2002 Director, Procurement Mercedes-Benz Cars Powertrain, DaimlerChrysler AG, Stuttgart.
2001 Director, Project Alliance, Procurement Mercedes-Benz Cars, DaimlerChrysler AG, Stuttgart.
2000 Senior Manager, Procurement Mercedes-Benz Cars Engine Emission Management, DaimlerChrysler AG, Stuttgart.
1998 Senior Manager, Corporate Controlling, Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Inc., Tuscaloosa (USA).
1995 Manager, Corporate Controlling, Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Inc., Tuscaloosa (USA).