Georges Massing, responsible for the “User Interaction & Software” Centre Management in Research and Development, will take over as Head of the Department “Digital Vehicle & Mobility” on March 1, 2019. Until this date, Sajjad Khan, Member of the Divisional Board of Mercedes-Benz Cars for CASE and Head of Digital Vehicle & Mobility, will continue to perform this task in simultaneously.
Georges Massing began his career in 2001 at the international trainee programme of the DaimlerChrysler AG. From 2002 to 2007, he operated in various positions within the procurement and the model series A- and B-Class. In 2007, he moved to the company Magna and managed the power systems EV/hybrid vehicles and light systems in various management positions. He also headed the global advance development at Magna.
At the beginning of 2015, he moved to BMW AG in Munich, and was responsible for the development dimensions for haptic controls and interior lights. Since 2016, Georges Massing has been responsible for the management of the “User Interaction & Software” centre at Daimler AG and was thus essentially participated in the successful development of user experience.
With an attractive product range and record sales, Daimler operates from a position of strength. The new focus on CASE makes products and the group fit for the transformation from an automotive manufacturer to a mobility provider. The goal is to design intuitive mobility for the customers by intelligently dovetailing the CASE topics.
With the four CASE topics – Connectivity, Autonomous driving, Shared & Services and E-mobility – – as an integral part of their corporate strategy, Daimler is generating additional synergy effects, greater speed, and greater penetration power across the whole Group.
“With Georges Massing we have succeeded in an excellent occupation and we are happy to welcome him in his new function effective from March 1, 2019. I wish him all the best in taking over the new tasks,” says Sajjad Khan, Member of the Divisional Board of Mercedes-Benz Cars for CASE and Head of Digital Vehicle & Mobility.