New head of Mercedes-Benz vans appointed
The appointment is effective from 1 April and Mr Mornhinweg will succeed Dr Wolfgang Bernhard, who was appointed as a Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG in February 2010. In his new position, Mr Mornhinweg will report to Dr Bernhard.
Before taking over as managing director of Mercedes-AMG, he was plant manager of the Mercedes-Benz plant in Berlin and thereafter, head of executive management development for the group.
His role of MD at Mercedes-AMG GmbH in Affalterbach will be assumed by Ola Kaellenius, most recently plant manager of the Mercedes-Benz plant in Tuscaloosa (USA), also effective 1 April. Mr Kaellenius previously was head of Mercedes-Benz High Performance Engines Ltd in Brixworth, Great Britain and worked at McLaren Automotive. In Stuttgart, he subsequently worked as senior manager in engine and exhaust management, among other positions.
A successor to Ola Kaellenius will be decided on and announced in the near future.