Mercedes-Benz Bank AG gets a new boss. Benedikt Schell (48) takes over as Chief Executive Officer, replacing Franz Reiner (51), who will become Chairman of the Executive Board of Daimler Financial Services AG as of June 1, 2019.
Benedikt Schell is currently responsible on the Board of Management of Daimler Financial Services AG as Chief Experience Officer for global customer and digital strategy as well as the transformation of business models. "With more than 20 years of industry experience, Benedikt Schell is a proven expert on customer trends in the auto banking and mobility market and plays a key role in the digitization strategy of our service offering," says Klaus Entenmann, CEO of Daimler Financial Services and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Mercedes-Benz Bank ,
The Mercedes-Benz Bank is one of Germany's leading automotive banks: at the end of 2018, it recorded more than 950,000 leased and financed vehicles in its books with a volume of 26.2 billion euros, which represents growth of 9.0 percent compared to the previous year. More than every second vehicle of the Daimler Group sold in Germany is financed or leased via Mercedes-Benz Bank, the company announces. Together with the direct banking business one has nearly one million customers.
The item "Mercedes-Benz Bank with New Leadership" was added to the News section by Ralf Loweg on 25.04.2019 Automotive, Autobank, Financial, People, News, released.