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Executive Board Member for Research & Development Bernd Maierhofer leaves MAN Truck & Bus

After 23 years, Executive Board Member for Research & Development Bernd Maierhofer at MAN Truck & Bus AG will leave the company at his own request on December 31, 2015. He and the Supervisory Board mutually agreed on the rescission of his contract. Since 2012, Mr. Maierhofer has been Executive Board Member for Research & Development and previously held management positions in a variety of areas including Strategy & Portfolio Development, Engineering & Portfolio Development, and Research & Development and Purchasing. Dr. Carsten Intra, Executive Board Member for Production & Logistics, will assume the additional role for Research & Development with immediate effect.

“We respect Mr. Maierhofer’s decision to leave MAN. The Executive Board of MAN Truck & Bus would like to thank him for his work and his outstanding cooperation. Bernd Maierhofer will remain closely tied to the company,” said Joachim Drees, Chief Executive Officer at MAN Truck & Bus AG.

Andreas Renschler, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of MAN Truck & Bus AG, added: “Mr. Maierhofer has played a major part in contributing to the success of the MAN brand. On behalf of the Supervisory Board, I would like to thank him for his tireless dedication and wish him all the best for the future.”