Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative
Mr. Valter Sanches is Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative of Daimler AG since November 21, 2007. He is Director of Communications of the Metalworkers Union ABC, and President of the Fundacao Sociedade Comunicacao, Cultura e Trabalho . He was a metalworker since 1981 when he started working as a mechanic at a machine building firm in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He was then hired by RollsRoyce in 1985, in Sao Bernardo do Campo . Since 1988, Sanches has worked as a planner of production processes at MercedesBenz in Sao Bernardo do Campo, where he was elected to the CIPA for the 198990 term. He was Member of the Mercedes Works Council since 1992. From 1997 to 2005, he was Member of the Council coordination. He has also been Member of the Unions Shop Committee since 1999. Mr. Sanches was the Works Councils and CSEs coordinator from 2000 until 2002, and also the Brazilian representative on the DaimlerChrysler World Works Council between 2000 and 2007, representing workers from the Campinas and Juiz de Fora plants as well. He was Member of the executive council of the ABC Metalworkers Union between 2002 and 2005. In 2004, he was elected Organizing Secretary of CNMCUT .In the first semester of 2007, Mr. Sanches was named General Secretary of CNMCUT. He was reelected General Secretary at the 7th CNMCUT Congress, held in June 2007. In December, 2009 he was elected CNMCUTs International Relations Secretary. In May, 2009 he was elected Member of the Executive Committee and of the Financial Committee of the International Metalworkers Federation. He holds a degree in Geography from Universidade de Sao Paulo .
Age: 52 Executive Since 2007