Mercedes-Benz Cars Middle East appoints Andreas Bueckmann as Vice President & Director of Sales and Marketing
Mercedes-Benz Cars Middle East has announced the appointment of Andreas Bueckmann as new Vice President and Director of Sales and Marketing succeeding Dirk Fetzer. From the company’s regional headquarters in the UAE, Bueckmann will be responsible for sales and service operations, leading the Middle East region for Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars.
With a degree in International Relations, Andreas Bueckmann began his career as a consultant at Accenture, before joining Daimler AG in 2000 where he participated in the organization’s International Management Associate Program. Gaining considerable product management experience that included the successful run-out of the Mercedes-Benz M-Class, Bueckmann was then charged with the management of the Customer Experience Centre and Product Management for Mercedes SLR McLaren in Woking, UK. In 2007 he returned to Stuttgart where he assumed management responsibility for of the UK and Ireland markets.
In 2009, Bueckmann was appointed as Director of Sales for Mercedes-Benz Switzerland. His contribution during his five year tenure in Switzerland, let to an almost doubling in both volume of sales and market share for Mercedes-Benz.
“We are delighted to welcome Andreas Bueckmann in his new role as the Vice President and Director of Sales and Marketing of MBCME and have every confidence that his contribution in this region will be pivotal in supporting the continued growth and overall performance of the company,” said Mark De Haes, President & CEO of Mercedes-Benz Cars Middle East. “We would also like to thank Dirk Fetzer for his valuable years of leadership and extensive contribution at MBCME and wish him success in his new role as Head of Product Management S-Class, Mercedes-Maybach, Guard and Pullman in MS/SLS in Stuttgart, Germany.”
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