Wednesday, June 13, 2007
Mercedes Fills Marketing Post
By Andrew McMains
NEW YORK Mercedes-Benz USA has named Steve Cannon, a principal at The Richards Group who held several posts at Mercedes early in his career, to fill the vp, marketing position Mark McNabb vacated in January.
Cannon, who becomes the company's fifth marketing chief in eight years, will oversee marketing communications, market research and product management for Mercedes and sister brand Maybach in the U.S., Mercedes said. He starts June 25 and will report to president and CEO Ernst Lieb.