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Daimler Truck Financial Names VP of Sales, Marketing and Remarketing for U.S.

November 30, 2016, 07:15 AM

Daimler Truck Financial, a unit of Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA LLC, announced Tobias Waldeck has been named Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Remarketing for Daimler Truck Financial, effective immediately. Daimler Truck Financial provides a broad range of flexible financial and insurance services in support of Daimler Trucks North America's commercial vehicle brands, which include: Freightliner; Western Star; Thomas Built Buses; Mitsubishi Fuso; and Sprinter. 

"Tobias has proven to be an effective leader who values the importance of our strong business relationships at Daimler Truck Financial, and he brings extensive commercial financing and leasing experience to the team," said Steve Goodale, Vice President of Daimler Truck Financial. "He will continue to build upon the long-term partnership that Daimler Truck Financial has with our brand partner, Daimler Trucks North America, and provide exceptional support to our valued dealers and customers."

Waldeck, previously the Managing Director of Daimler Financial Services Mexico, succeeds Victor Calderon, who now occupies the role of Managing Director for Financial Services in Mexico.

In his new position, Waldeck is responsible for delivering customized, flexible and innovative financial products and services for the business partners, dealers and customers of Daimler Trucks North America's commercial vehicle brands. He also plays a key role in driving strategic initiatives that continue to enhance the customer experience.

Tobias Waldeck joined the company in 1994 as the Controller of Credit Risk for Mercedes-Benz Bank in Germany and has since worked in various countries across all continents in the areas of finance, credit and audit processes and strategy. Some of his notable roles have included: Global Director of Strategy for Daimler Financial Services AG in Stuttgart, Germany; Managing Director of Mercedes-Benz Prague, Czech Republic and Bratislava, Slovakia; and Managing Director of Mercedes-Benz Financial Services in Seoul, South Korea. He has also held several other positions of increasing responsibility, including serving as Chief Financial Officer for Banco Mercedes-Benz do Brazil and Mercedes-Benz Financiera Argentina.

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