Daimler Financial Services ranks 5th among the world's best employers

  • Great Place to Work® Institute names Daimler Financial Services one of the 25 World's Best Multinational Workplaces of 2016
  • Ranking based on employee surveys and HR/leadership programs

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Oct. 27, 2016 /CNW/ -- Daimler Financial Services, which operates as Mercedes-Benz Financial Services in Canada, has been ranked fifth among the 25 World's Best Multinational Workplaces, according to the Great Place to Work® Institute. The ranking is based on a survey of the company's close to 10,000 employees globally, as well as the company's human resources and leadership programs.

"Our foundation to having a great place to work is built upon a commitment to our Core Values, which are lived every day by the outstanding men and women of our company," said Stefan Karrenbauer, President and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Canada. "We work collaboratively with our employees to create an inclusive environment that embraces diverse perspectives. Ranking fifth among the world's best employers is a recognition of our collective success."

More than 4,100 companies and 7 million employees participated in the Great Place to Work survey. In 2014, Daimler Financial Services ranked number 19 on the list of the World's Best Multinational Workplaces. To qualify for the global list, a company must be one of the top employers in at least five countries and have at least 5,000 employees. In addition, at least 40 percent of its employees must work outside the company's home country.

"Engaged and motivated employees are the foundation of our success," said Klaus Entenmann, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler Financial Services. "At Daimler Financial Services, we empower, trust and respect our employees, as well as enhance diversity and equality of opportunity. That is our recipe for a positive corporate culture and we invest in it every day."

Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Canada employs nearly 170 people and was ranked number six on the Best Workplaces in Canada list by the Great Place to Work Institute in 2016.

Further information from Daimler is available at
www.media.daimler.com and www.daimler-financialservices.com

About Daimler Financial Services
Daimler Financial Services supports sales of Daimler's vehicles by offering financing, leasing and insurance contracts, fleet management, banking services and innovative mobility services. Headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, the company does business in 40 countries and has an employee base of approximately 8,800 people worldwide. By the end of 2015, over 3.7 million cars and commercial vehicles worth almost 117 billion euro were recorded in the company's accounts. Daimler Financial Services is a pioneer in mobility services with its brands car2go, mytaxi and moovel.

About Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Canada
Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Canada, located in Mississauga, Ontario, supports the sales efforts of Mercedes-Benz passenger cars, vans and Daimler trucks in Canada by offering premier financial services to retail customers and the dealer network. Mercedes-Benz Financial Services provides lease and purchase options as well as insurance products to customers who choose Mercedes-Benz vehicles, including Sprinter vans, and smart cars. Commercial vehicle customers in Canada enjoy the benefits of leasing, financing and insuring their Freightliner, Western Star, Thomas Built and Fuso vehicles with Daimler Truck Financial. For more information, go to: www.mercedes-benz.ca/

SOURCE Daimler Financial Services

For further information: Mary Beth Halprin, 248-220-9346, Marybeth.halprin@daimler.com, http://www.daimler-financialservices.com

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