Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche relinquishes his current post to the purposefully developed successor Ola Källenius. But Zetsche remains loyal to the Group, he rises internally - he moves from the Board of Management to the Supervisory Board. The change takes place as usual in steps. In 2019, Zetsche listens on the board, in 2021 he is to become supervisory board chairman, which happens by election. The Zetsche successor Ola Källenius (49) is Swede, duzt his staff and wants to renew the leadership culture of the Group.