Tobias Moers to be new Chief Executive of AMG
Stuttgart/Affalterbach, Sep 06, 2013
The Board of Management of Daimler AG has appointed Tobias Moers (47)
as the new Chief Executive of Mercedes-AMG GmbH. In this position, he
will be the successor as of October 1, 2013 to Ola Källenius, who will
become the new Head of Sales & Marketing at Mercedes-Benz Cars as
of the same date.
Prof. Dr. Thomas Weber, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler
AG for Group Research and Development Mercedes-Benz Cars: "Tobias
Moers has gasoline in his veins. With his technical expertise and
enthusiasm for high-performance automobiles, he has made an important
contribution to the success of our high-performance brand in recent
years. He is an out-and-out AMG man who has helped shaping the brand
for nearly 20 years now."
Moers was born in Freiburg in 1966 and has been active for
Mercedes-AMG since 1994, where he first worked in various development
positions. In 1999, he assumed overall responsibility for the main AMG
model series. Tobias Moers has been in charge of complete automobile
development since 2002 and has been a member of the executive board of
Mercedes-AMG GmbH since 2011.
Moers will succeed to Ola Källenius, who will become Head of Sales
& Marketing of Mercedes-Benz Cars as of the same date. Källenius
takes over that position from Dr. Joachim Schmidt, who will retire at
the end of this year.