Daimler Truck says its chief monetary officer Jochen Goetz has died
Jochen Goetz, the chief monetary officer of Daimler Truck and credited with its profitable spinoff from the automotive large that makes the Mercedes-Benz, has died, the corporate mentioned Sunday. He was 52.
Goetz spent greater than three many years working on the Daimler Group, the Stuttgart, Germany-based firm greatest referred to as the maker of Mercedes-Benz luxurious automobiles.
Daimler Truck mentioned he was “decisively accountable” for the spinoff in 2021 of Daimler’s truck division, which is the world’s largest maker of vans, from the remainder of the corporate that renamed itself Mercedes-Benz Group AG.
The corporate’s assertion mentioned Goetz died in a “tragic incident” on Saturday however didn’t give particulars.
“The dying of Jochen Goetz is an amazing loss for Daimler Truck, each personally and professionally,” mentioned an announcement from Martin Daum, chairman of the corporate’s board of administration, of which Goetz was additionally a member.