The Supervisory Board of Daimler Truck has appointed Eva Scherer as new member of the Board of Management of Daimler Truck Holding AG effective April 1, 2024. As Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Eva Scherer will be responsible for Finance & Controlling at Daimler Truck. The appointment is made for three years until March 31, 2027. 

Eva Scherer is the new CFO of Daimler Truck

Jochen Goetz, who died suddenly and unexpectedly in a tragic incident in August 2023, had been responsible for Finance & Controlling on the Executive Board since July 2021. Since then, Martin Daum has assumed the role of CFO on an interim basis. 

Eva Scherer is moving from Siemens AG as Executive Vice President and Global Head of Investor Relations to Daimler Truck. Daimler Truck sums up in the press note announcing her selection: “She started her professional career in 2003 as a Trainee at Siemens AG, and then held various management positions at Siemens in the areas of Purchasing and Finance & Controlling in Germany and Switzerland. At the end of 2011, and after completing her part-time Master of Business Administration (MBA), Eva Scherer moved to Singapore as Vice President and Head of Finance Solutions & Services Asia Pacific/Middle East and Head of Finance Building Technologies ASEAN. In early 2017, she returned to Germany and became part of the Executive Management Team of Siemens Mobility as Senior Vice President and Head of Finance & Performance Management. In July 2020, Eva Scherer took over the role as CFO for the Rail Infrastructure and Mobility Software business units. Since October 2022, Eva Scherer has been globally responsible for Investor Relations at Siemens AG. Eva Scherer has also been a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum since 2019”.

Joe Kaeser, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Daimler Truck Holding AG: “The position of Chief Financial Officer has tragically become vacant. Following an intensive selection process, the Supervisory Board has now filled the position. In addition to professional expertise, we placed particular emphasis on open-mindedness, diversity, potential and enthusiasm to drive change. Eva Scherer has shown these attributes in a convincing manner. The Supervisory Board is looking forward to working with her!

Michael Brecht, Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Chairman of the General Works Council of Daimler Truck Holding AG: “In addition to many other qualities, Eva Scherer convinced me in seeing herself as a real team player. We need this attitude at Daimler Truck. Because we can only master the historic transformation of our industry if management and employee representatives work together in trust. On behalf of the General Works Council, I therefore warmly welcome Eva Scherer to the Daimler Truck team and look forward to working together constructively.”

Martin Daum, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler Truck Holding AG: “I welcome the decision of the Supervisory Board, and I warmly welcome Eva Scherer as new member of the Board of Management and look forward to working together. With her broad financial experience, she has gained in a large corporate group in a similar industry, she can provide important impulses that will benefit Daimler Truck on its path of transformation. The Board of Management is looking forward to further strengthening Daimler Truck together with Eva Scherer.”

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