Hartmut Schick will be the new Head of Daimler Trucks Asia, the Asian subsidiary of Daimler Trucks and Buses. He has been the Head of the Daimler Buses division and CEO of EvoBus GmbH since January 1, 2009. Hartmut will succeed Marc Llistosella, who leaves the company on March 31, 2018. The Asian division includes the Japanese Mitsubishi Fuso Trucks and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) and the Indian Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV).
Hartmut Schick joined the Central Research Department of the then Daimler-Benz AG in 1986 after graduating in mechanical engineering. After a period working in car production at the Sindelfingen plant, Schick joined the Marketing department of DASA in Munich in 1990. He was appointed Head of the Corporate Secretariat and Head of the Office of the Chairman of the Board of Management in 1993. In 1995, he returned to Stuttgart and took charge of the Chairman’s Planning Staff. Two years later, he was given the task of establishing the Mercedes-Benz plant in Juiz de Fora (Brazil) as Head of Production and Logistics. From 2002, he headed the global communications of the Daimler Group.
“Hartmut Schick, a very experienced and internationally minded commercial-vehicles executive, is taking charge of our business in Asia. In recent years, he has turned Daimler into the world’s most successful bus producer, characterized by an integrative management style. We are delighted that he is taking over this important task in Asia. Marc Llistosella has contributed to many important milestones of Daimler Trucks. We thank him for his great commitment and wish him all the best for the future,” said Martin Daum, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG for Trucks and Buses.