German automotive corporation Daimler announced the appointment of Dr. Wolfgang Bartels as chief compliance officer, effective July 1.

Dr. Bartels will take over as head of the compliance department from Olaf Schick, who is to become the chief financial officer of Daimler Greater China, effective July 1.

Dr. Bartels joined Daimler AG in 2007 after working for an international law firm. He has held several management positions at the company, among others in the mergers & acquisitions department and as managing director and board member of various Daimler subsidiaries. Since March 2019, he has been head of the legal department of Mercedes-Benz AG.