Daimler’s Accidental Expat Manager on the Move Again

Budapest Business Journal | Jul 20, 2019 at 12:36 PM
  • What started in 2000 as a three-year plan to gain some international experience has resulted in a 17-year career as an expat manager for Daimler stalwart Jörg D. Schmidt.
  • Those possibilities have taken Schmidt from Egypt to Singapore, South Africa, Russia, and Hungary.
  • The market itself is more developed in Australia, built on the back of 27 years of uninterrupted economic growth, albeit there are signs it may now be slowing down.