Daimler moves German plant chief from cars to vans | Automotive Industry News

Additional administration shuffling at Daimler, this time a bit reduce down – Markus Keicher (fifty one) will shift from the Bremen automobile plant to take over as the new output and internet site chief at the Ludwigsfelde plant from 1 April, 2020.

Keicher’s title is the very same as at Bremen and he can take over from Sebastian Streuff who became accountable for the ‘transformation process’ of Mercedes-Benz Vans from 1 February.

Vans unit chief Marcus Breitschwerdt mentioned of Streuff: “With his in depth practical experience in output and numerous various effectiveness programmes, he has the most effective qualifications for major the transformation business and to add drastically to set vans back again on the road of results.”

Ingo Ettischer, head of vans operations mentioned of Keicher: “With his knowledge in numerous various output places around the world, he is preferably geared up to productively lead our plant for the open design series of the Sprinter.”

Keicher’s resume consists of administration and task posts at the Berlin internet site and in passenger automobile output, upkeep, technological company and output scheduling in advance of relocating to the Beijing Benz joint undertaking in China to established up and get started output of the to start with M-B motor factory outside Germany. He next headed motor output at Untertuerkheim in advance of his previous shift to Bremen.