The industry mourns the untimely loss of Daimler Truck CFO Jochen Goetz, who tragically death his life in a devastating accident at the age of 52. His sudden passing leaves a profound void within the sector, casting a somber shadow over the community.
Who was Jochen Goetz?
Jochen Goetz, the Chief Financial Officer of Daimler Truck, tragically passed away on Saturday, leaving a void in the company and in the hearts of those who knew him. He was 52 years old and had dedicated an impressive 36 years of his professional life to Daimler Truck.
In a statement released by the company, the news of Jochen Goetz’s sudden and unexpected passing was met with deep sorrow and dismay from the Supervisory Board, the Board of Management, and the entire workforce of Daimler Truck. Jochen Goetz held a significant role as a member of the Board of Management of Daimler Truck Holding AG, responsible for finance and controlling, procurement of non-production materials and services, and IT. He was also a member of the Board of Management of Daimler Truck AG.
Martin Daum, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler Truck Holding AG, expressed the profound loss felt by Daimler Truck. He highlighted Jochen Goetz’s dedication and professionalism, describing him as someone who lived and loved Daimler Truck with his heart and soul. His positive and engaging manner, combined with his high level of professionalism, made him an integral part of the company’s success.
Joe Kaeser, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Daimler Truck Holding AG, echoed the sentiment of shock and sadness, emphasizing Jochen Goetz’s authenticity, commitment, and care for his colleagues. He praised Goetz’s role in shaping Daimler Truck’s financial success and highlighted his dedication to the long-term purpose of the company.
Michael Brecht, Chairman of the General Works Council of Daimler Truck AG, remembered Jochen Goetz as a great manager and a person who was deeply committed to collaboration between management and the Works Council. Brecht reflected on Goetz’s career, which demonstrated remarkable achievements at Daimler Truck.
Jochen Goetz’s professional journey within Daimler Group spanned over 36 years, showcasing his unwavering dedication. He played a pivotal role in the successful spin-off of Daimler Truck Holding AG from Mercedes-Benz Group AG, contributing to the company’s growth and success. His recent achievements included strong financial results for Daimler Truck in 2021, 2022, and the first half of 2023.
What Happened to Jochen Goetz?
Jochen Goetz, the Chief Financial Officer of Daimler Truck, has sadly and unexpectedly passed away due to a tragic incident that occurred on Saturday, August 5, 2023. The circumstances surrounding the incident are deeply unfortunate, and the loss of Jochen Goetz has left a void within Daimler Truck and the wider community. This unforeseen event has brought immense sadness to the company and those who knew and worked closely with him.
Jochen Goetz Obituary and Funeral Service
In this moment, the official obituary and details regarding the funeral arrangements for the late Jochen Goetz have not been publicly disclosed. During this time of deep challenge and sorrow, it is of utmost importance that we approach the situation with profound empathy and compassion for Jochen’s grieving family. In honor of Jochen’s memory, let us extend our sincerest condolences and sympathies to his loved ones. May he find eternal peace, while his family and friends find solace within the warm embrace of our collective thoughts and prayers.
As we await further information, we stand united in providing unwavering support and maintaining Jochen and his family in our hearts throughout this arduous period. Jochen Goetz’s legacy is destined to live on, and he leaves behind his wife and two children. His remarkable impact on Daimler Truck, his colleagues, and the industry at large will be eternally remembered and appreciated.