Brian Daniels appointed Vice President of Vocational National Accounts
PORTLAND, Ore. – (Oct. 17, 2022) – Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) announced today
that Brian Daniels has been appointed as vice president, vocational national accounts,
effective Nov. 1. In this role, Daniels and
his team will continue to support truck equipment manufacturers, while
identifying growth opportunities for Daimler Truck North America’s vocational
fleet business. He succeeds Richard
Saward who will retire after a 42-year tenure at DTNA.
“On behalf of the
entire DTNA team, we would like to congratulate Brian Daniels on his promotion
to vice president, vocational national accounts, and thank Richard Saward for
his many years of dedicated service to the company,” said David Carson, senior
vice president of sales and marketing at DTNA. “We have no doubt that this transition
in leadership will be seamless for all involved. Brian will continue to use his
sound leadership skills and commitment to customers to move our company and
Daniels began his
career with DTNA in 2006, working as powertrain product analyst, where he
fostered and developed customer and dealer relationships identifying product
solutions to meet their needs. Since then, Daniels has held positions of
increasing responsibility in various functions including, marketing, product strategy
and on-highway national accounts. Since 2019, Daniels has served as director of
sales and distribution at Daimler Trucks Remarketing.
Daniels earned a
bachelor’s degree in business administration from Western Michigan University.
About Daimler Truck
North America LLC, headquartered in Portland, Oregon, is a leading provider of
comprehensive products and technologies for the commercial transportation
industry. Daimler Truck North America designs, engineers, manufactures and
markets medium- and heavy-duty trucks, school buses, vehicle chassis and their
associated technologies and components under the Freightliner, Western Star,
Thomas Built Buses, Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp and Detroit brands.
Daimler Truck North America is a subsidiary of Daimler Truck Holding AG (DTG),
one of the world’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturers.