Jeff Allen Promoted to DTNA Senior Vice President of Production, Quality, and Specialty Vehicles

On Tuesday, May 9, Daimler Trucks North America appointed two new members to its Operating Committee, Jeff Allen and Stefan Kurschner.

Allen is currently vice president of operations at Detroit Diesel Corporation in Redford, Mich. He will head the company’s production, quality and specialty vehicles business units starting Aug. 1, 2017. Allen’s expertise at Daimler Trucks encompasses over twenty years of leadership and operational responsibility. Most recently, DTNA says Allen has excelled at leading all facets of the Detroit operation including management of Detroit’s Powertrain Headquarters in Michigan, as well as Detroit’s Axle Plant in Saltillo, Mexico. He will assume the position of DTNA’s senior vice president of Production, Quality and Specialty Vehicles on Aug, 1.

“Jeff Allen’s tenure at DDC’s powertrain operations has been a resounding success,” says Roger Nielsen, president and CEO at DTNA. “Exceptional product quality and incredible market penetration of the integrated Detroit Powertrain made Jeff the perfect candidate to lead DTNA’s manufacturing network, Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation and Thomas Built Buses.”

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