Roger Neilsen appointed Chief Executive Officer and President of Daimler Trucks North America

Robert Nielsen, chief executive officer and president of Daimler Trucks North AmericaDaimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced that Chief Operating Officer Roger Neilsen will become chief executive officer and president, effective April 1. He will oversee all brands, includingThomas Built Buses.

He succeeds Martin Daum, who earlier this month became a member of the board of management for Daimler AG that oversees DTNA.

“Roger Nielsen brings a rock-solid product, manufacturing and sales background to this position paired with a razor-sharp focus on technology, quality and customer service,” commented Daum in a statement on Wednesday. “He has an excellent track record as an influential leader in the industry.”

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