Daimler AG and Mercedes-Benz AG thank their employees with a record profit-sharing bonus

Daimler AG and Mercedes-Benz AG thank their employees with a record profit-sharing bonus

Dec 15, 2021
Stuttgart
  • Employees to receive up to 6,000 euros profit-sharing bonus for 2021
  • Outstanding results despite difficult overall conditions: The amount of the profit-sharing bonus is a token of respect for the workforce’s performance and flexibility
  • Sabine Kohleisen, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Mercedes-Benz AG, responsible for Human Resources and Director of Labour Relations: “Our company’s extraordinary development is a team achievement. I would like to wholeheartedly thank all of the colleagues who contributed to this accomplishment with their great dedication.”
  • Ergun Lümali, Chairman of the General Works Council of Daimler AG and Mercedes-Benz AG: “Our colleagues are the key to the success of our company. Therefore, it is only more than fair to reward your tireless dedication with an extraordinarily high profit-sharing bonus. On behalf of the General Works Council, I would like to thank them for this outstanding commitment in 2021.”

Stuttgart – Daimler AG and Mercedes-Benz AG participate their employees in the success of the 2021 financial year with a record profit-sharing bonus. The Board of Management and the General Works Council have together decided to pay a bonus of up to 6,000 euros to eligible tariff-scale employees in Germany. In this way, the companies are expressing their gratitude to the employees for their outstanding work and flexibility in a year that was once again impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and by difficult overall conditions. Even though the financial results for the year are not yet available, the Board of Management and the General Works Council have decided to set a lump-sum profit-sharing bonus for 2021. The profit-sharing bonus will be paid along with the wages and salaries for February 2022 to approximately 100,000 eligible tariff-scale employees in Germany.

Sabine Kohleisen, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Mercedes-Benz AG, responsible for Human Resources and Director of Labour Relations: “Our company’s extraordinary development is a team achievement. I would like to wholeheartedly thank all of the colleagues who contributed to this accomplishment with their great dedication. Because last year wasn’t easy, I’m delighted that we can pay our employees a record profit-sharing bonus.”

Ergun Lümali, Chairman of the General Works Council of Daimler AG and Mercedes-Benz AG: “This is the right message to the employees after another turbulent year with the coronavirus, the crisis in the semiconductor industry, the resulting short-time work and the increased work from home. Our colleagues are the key to the success of our company. Therefore, it is only more than fair to reward their tireless dedication with an extraordinarily high profit-sharing bonus. On behalf of the General Works Council, I would like to thank them for this outstanding commitment in 2021.”

Contact:
Heike Rombach, +49 176 30922505, heike.rombach@daimler.com
Ricarda Krawinkel, + 49 176 30993616, ricarda.krawinkel@daimler.com
Katrin Dannenmann (General Works Council), +49 160 8602501, katrin.dannenmann@daimler.com

Daimler AG Headquarter Stuttgart, Germany
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