DaimlerChrysler picks Cordes to head Mercedes


FRANKFURT, July 29 (Reuters) - DaimlerChrysler AG named commercial vehicles head Eckhard Cordes on Thursday to succeed Juergen Hubbert as head of its flagship Mercedes Car Group division, effective October 1. Andreas Renschler, former head of the Smart compact car line, will take over as head of the commercial vehicles division, and Ulrich Walker will then head Smart, the company said in a statement. Wolfgang Bernhard, who was abruptly halted from taking over Mercedes earlier this year, ...

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