Hartmut Schick will be the new head of Daimler Trucks Asia (DTA), the company announced. Schick will succeed Marc Llistosella, who will leave the company by March 31 to pursue other interests. DTA is the Asian subsidiary of Daimler Trucks and Buses and includes the Japanese Mitsubishi Fuso Trucks and Bus Corp. and the Indian Daimler India Commercial Vehicles.
Schick has been head of the Daimler Buses division and chief executive officer of EvoBus GmbH since January 2009. He joined the Central Research Department of the then Daimler-Benz AG in 1986. After working in car production at the Sindelfingnen plant, Schick joined the Marketing department of DASA in Munich in 1990.
Schick 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 helped establish the Mercedes-Benz plant in Juiz de Fora, Brazil, as head of Production and Logistics. Since 2002 he has headed the global communications of the Daimler Group.