The smart global joint venture established by Geely Holding Group and Mercedes Benz has been officially registered in Hangzhou Bay, Ningbo, China, and named “smart”. Smart Europe Limited, as a wholly-owned subsidiary of smart motor Automobile Co., Ltd., will be responsible for the supply, sales and after-sales service of smart in the European market in the future.

according to the official report, Daniel LESCO, who has worked in the Chinese market for six years, has been appointed Vice President of sales, marketing and after sales; Yang Jun, a member of Geely Holding Group’s vehicle R & D project group, has been appointed Vice President of technology research and development; ULF Nestler, a senior executive of Mercedes Benz in China, has been appointed Vice President of Finance and CFO.

in addition, Dirk Adelmann was appointed CEO of smart Europe Limited and Martin g ü nther was appointed CFO of smart Europe Limited.

the new generation of pure electric smart will be designed by the global design department of Mercedes Benz, and the global R & D center of Geely holdings will be responsible for engineering research and development. The new models will be produced in new factories in China and are expected to be put on the market and sold globally in 2022.