After 35 years at Daimler AG, Ulrich Bastert (60), Head of Marketing, Sales and Customer Services at Daimler Buses, will be retiring on July 1st, 2020. Philipp Schiemer (55), who is currently Head of Mercedes-Benz do Brasil Ltda., will step into his new role as Mr. Bastert’s successor, while Karl Deppen (53) will be in charge of the Brazilian division of Daimler Trucks & Buses.
Ulrich Bastert joined the company in 1985 and worked in a variety of managerial functions in the commercial vehicle division. Since 2015, he has been in charge of the sales department of the Daimler Buses division.
Philipp Schiemer started his Daimler career in 1984 and worked in various managerial positions in Sales and Product Management in Brazil and Germany until 1997. Following this phase, he stepped into his current position and has been in charge of the Brazilian division (CEO of Mercedes-Benz do Brazil Ltda.) since 2013.
Karl Deppen joined the company in 1990 and worked in various managerial positions in Sales and Logistics until 2007, most of which had a focus on commercial vehicles. 2017 he stepped into his current position and has been in charge of cost controlling at Mercedes-Benz AG.
Philipp Schiemer (Photo: Daimler)