Management

The management team is composed of representatives of smart Europe GmbH and its local subsidiaries.

The smart Automobile Co., Ltd. is a 50/50 joint venture between Mercedes-Benz AG and Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, established in 2019. The smart Europe GmbH is a wholly owned subsidiary of smart Automobile Co., Ltd. and has been established to supply, sell and service future smart vehicles in the European market.

smart Europe GmbH

based in Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Stuttgart, Germany handles distribution, marketing and after-sales activities for Europe.

 
Dirk Adelmann

Dirk Adelmann

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Dirk Adelmann has taken the reins of smart Europe GmbH as CEO, applying his experience to leverage the full potential of the joint venture between Mercedes-Benz and Geely for the European markets. Dirk has almost 20 years of experience within the Daimler Group, a big portion of it in executive management functions in Germany & abroad.

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Martin Günther

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Martin Günther, CFO of smart Europe GmbH, brings in extensive knowledge in the field of finance. Martin has worked for Daimler since 2005, holding management positions within Mercedes-Benz Accessories GmbH and Daimler Global Service & Parts Operations.

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smart Italia S.r.l

Lucio Tropea

Lucio Tropea

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Lucio Tropea serves as CEO of smart Italia S.r.l. In his previous assignment, he served as Head of Global Marketing e-Mobility
at Enel x and as Head of Sales smart at Mercedes-Benz Italia. 

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smart Spain A.E. SL

Alberto Olivera

Alberto Olivera

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Alberto Olivera serves as CEO of smart España A.E. SL.
In this function, he is building up the national smart organisation.

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smart France SAS

Cyril Bravard

Cyril Bravard

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Cyril Bravard serves as CEO smart Automobile France SAS. In his function, he is in charge of building up the national smart organisation. Prior to this, Cyril held several management positions in Sales and Marketing within Mercedes-Benz France and Mercedes-Benz Financial Services France.

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smart Germany

Wolfgang Ufer

Wolfgang Ufer

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Wolfgang Ufer serves as CEO of smart Germany. In this function he builds up the national smart organization for the largest market in Europe.

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smart UK Automotive Ltd.

David Browne

David Browne

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. David Browne serves as CEO of smart UK Automotive Ltd. With over 25 years of experience in the auto industry, he is responsible for building up the smart brand within the UK.

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smart Schweiz GmbH

Remo Guthauser

Remo Guthauser

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Remo Guthauser serves as CEO smart Schweiz GmbH. In his role, he is in charge of building up the national smart organisation and building a team with a passionate, ambitious and curious spirit on innovation.

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smart Portugal, Lda

Bernardo Villa

Bernardo Villa

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Bernardo Villa serves as CEO of smart Portugal. In his role he oversees the building up the national smart organization – some 20 years after he did exactly that with the first generation of smart models.

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smart Nederland B.V.

Roland Staehler

Roland Stähler

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Roland Stähler serves as CEO of smart Nederland B.V.
In this function, he is building up the national smart organisation.

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smart Austria Automotive GmbH

Sarah Lamboj

Sarah Lamboj

Chief Executive Officer

Mrs. Sarah Lamboj serves as CEO of smart Austria and is in-charge of building up the national smart organisation.

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