He graduated in mechanical engineering in Stuttgart and defended his PhD thesis at the university in Karlsruhe. He began his career in the Mercedes-Benz AG in 1996 as a trainee in power train production plant in Untertürkheim near Stuttgart. Later, he held various managerial positions in Mercedes-Benz passenger car division, including head of rear axle assembly and head of Mercedes-Benz Cars central production system management department. Recently Dr Andreas Schenkel was responsible for chassis production planning in the factory in Untertürkheim.
Head of Communication & External Affairs
A philologist, she defended her PhD at the University of Tübingen. She has experience in the science sector (she worked as a researcher at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow and the University of Tübingen, among others), diplomacy (between 1993 and 1999, she was a cultural attaché to the Embassy of Republic of Poland in Bonn, Germany), and motorisation (in Mercedes-Benz Polska since 2000). Recipient of many industry awards, among others Golden Arrow, PRotony, “Marketing Personality of the Year: Thinking outside of the Box” (MediaRun). She was nominated twice for the European Excellence Award. Chief editor of “Magazyn Mercedes-Benz” quarterly. Awarded with “Merits for Polish transportation” order (Ministry award). She has a penchant for community work: co-creator and the first chairperson of the Global Road Safety Partnership (2006-2010) and the Society of Friends of MoMA in Warsaw (2008-2012), a Member of the Polish Superbrands Business Brands Council and the Programme Council of the Congress of Women.
A graduate of German philology as well as business coach and human resources postgraduate studies. She began her career as a radio and newspaper journalist. She has worked in the automotive industry for nearly 20 years and is a co-creator of AutoForum. Her work experience includes positions such as Public Relation Manager in Volkswagen Motor Polska, HR Director in Sitech, and HR Manager in Lear Corporation. She is a lecturer at postgraduate studies, including the WSB, and a coach cooperating with Significa and IHK, among others. Her interests include the impact of national cultures on organisational cultures. Previously she worked as a HR Management Director in Relpol S.A. – a company which produces electromagnetic relays. Former competitive basketball player, today she plays tennis as a hobby.
Senior Manager assembly / maitnenance
Born in Poland, Kaiser moved to Germany in 1988. He holds a Business Informatics degree and is a mechanical engineering technician. He began his career at Mercedes as a foundry worker in 1992,and progressed from a production employee to a production manager during his 25 years with the company. His interests include martial arts, snowboarding and diving.
He graduated in Industrial Engineering & Management from TU Berlin. In 2012 he began his career with Daimler through the trainee program, which included tasks in the car plant Sindelfingen (Germany), the transmission plant Hedelfingen (Germany), the truck plant Wörth (Germany) and the engine plant Beijing (China). Recently he was responsible as Global Commodity Manager for the procurement of Powertrain Conveyor Technology worldwide, before joining Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing Poland in 2017.
He began his career with Daimler AG in 2005 as an MDC Power Quality Manager in Kölleda. He has extensive managerial experience. He was responsible for the launch of the Complaints Management Department at plants in Hungary and Mexico. He also worked in Mettingen on axle quality planning and most recently as a complaints manager in Bad Cannstatt. Since 1 July 2020 he has been responsible for the Quality Department at Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing Poland in Jawor.
Interests: Mountain biking, Golf, Motorcycles.
Engine Assembly Director
Born in Poland, moved to Germany in 1989. He began his career at Mercedes as an assembly worker in 1997 and progressed from a production employee, quality control to a production manager during his 22 years with the company. Before Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing Poland, for 4 years he Was involved in the project of building a Mercedes-Benz gearbox manufacturing in Romania. He is interested in motorsports
He graduated in business information science at the University of Leipzig. In 2000 he began his career with Daimler at the Global Logistics Center in Germersheim and moved in 2006 to Mercedes-Benz Buses in Mannheim. Since 2010 he has lived and worked in multiple countries like Japan, the USA and Mexico with managerial positions. Recently he was responsible for the Information office at the Daimler Battery Plant in Kamenz, Saxonia before joining in November 2020 Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing Poland as Head of IT.
He started his Daimler CAReer in July 2012 in Production Planning for MFA2 in Sindelfingen and Rastatt. After his first Launch of B-Class “Electric Drive” in Rastatt, he took over the Project Lead for Production and Logistics in several Cooperation Projects. After the successful Launch of A-Class (MFA2) at one of our Contract Manufacturers in Finland, he supported the Launch of Nissan/Infinity Q30 in Sunderland, UK, which is part of another Cooperation and based on MFA2 platform. In May 2017 he was promoted to his first Management position and took over responsibility for Launch and Change Management of Engines, Transmissions, Axles and Batteries in Stuttgart. In 2021, he joined the team in Jawor. In his free time, he likes to travel, he goes out for a good Mountain Bike trail or enjoys every minute with his family.