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"The supervisory board is preoccupying itself intensively with the issue of succession," Bischoff told shareholders gathered at the annual general meeting on Wednesday.
"It is not an urgent topic. Of course this has to be planned in advance but this is not something for public discussion," Bischoff added.
Current Chief Executive Dieter Zetsche's contract is due to expire in 2016.
(Reporting by Edward Taylor; Editing by Kirsti Knolle)