Daimler Truck CFO Jochen Goetz has tragically died in what the company described as a “tragic accident”. At 52, Goetz spent his entire 36-year career within the Daimler Group. His notable achievements include leading the successful spin-off of Daimler Truck Holding from what is now the Mercedes-Benz Group in December 2021.
As CFO, Goetz played a key role in shaping the company, contributing to its current financial success. His dedication and professionalism earned him the admiration of colleagues and managers. CEO Martin Daum expressed his grief, acknowledging Goetz’s significant contributions to the company’s growth.
Joe Kaeser, head of the supervisory board and former Siemens veteran, also praised Goetz’s recent presentation of Daimler Truck’s successful financial development to the board. Goetz’s leadership and confident approach earned him respect and admiration throughout the organization.
Under Goetz’s leadership, Daimler Truck achieved an impressive record in the second quarter of its industrial business, with an adjusted sales performance of 10.3%. Despite dealing with inflation-induced cost increases, the company continued to thrive, thanks in part to Goetz’s financial acumen.
Leaving behind a wife and two children, the untimely death of Jochen Goetz is mourned by the Daimler Truck family and the wider business community. His legacy as a dedicated and hands-on leader will continue to inspire those who had the privilege of working alongside him.
In memory of Jochen Goetz, Daimler Truck pays tribute to his impactful role in the company’s success and expresses its condolences to his loved ones during this difficult time.
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