DaimlerChrysler Appoints Head Of Hamburg Plant

Effective July 1, Werner Schalow will be replacing the retiring Dr. Jürgen Böhm.

HAMBURG, Germany - DaimlerChrysler announced Tuesday that Werner Schalow was appointed the new head of the DaimlerChrysler plant in Hamburg-Harburg, effective July 1, 2007.

Schalow will be succeeding Dr. Jürgen Böhm, who will be retiring on June 30 after 27 years with the company. Böhm holds a doctorate in mechanical engineering. He joined MTU München GmbH, where he held several different management positions over a period of 20 years, the last one being Head of Series and Development Production. From 2000 to 2001, Böhm served as Managing Director of CTS GmbH, Hamburg. At the beginning of 2002, he was appointed head of the DaimlerChrysler plant in Hamburg.

Werner Schalow joined DaimlerChrysler in 1979. He has held various specialist and management positions at the Hamburg plant, most recently as Head of the Production Center for Chassis.