FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Nov. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Daimler Truck Financial, a unit of Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA LLC, today announced a key appointment to its executive leadership team in support of the company's business priorities and growth strategies. 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.
About Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA LLC:
Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA LLC, headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan, with Business Center Operations in Fort Worth, Texas, provides brand‐specific financial products and services for Mercedes‐Benz and smart automotive dealers and their retail customers. In the U.S. trucking industry, it conducts business as Daimler Truck Financial and provides flexible financial products and services for Daimler Trucks North America commercial vehicles branded Freightliner, Western Star, Thomas Built Bus and Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. Mercedes‐Benz Financial Services USA LLC serves as the headquarters for operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Argentina and Brazil, and has approximately 1,800 employees throughout the Americas. It is a company of the Daimler Financial Services Group, headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, which does business in 40 countries and has an employee base of approximately 8,800 people worldwide. Daimler Financial Services is one of the leading financial services organizations worldwide and was named fifth on the Top 25 World's Best Multinational Workplaces by the Great Place To Work Institute in 2016. Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA was also named one of the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials in 2015 and 2016, and one of the 100 Best Workplaces for Women in 2016 by Great Place to Work and Fortune.com. For more information, please visit www.mbfs.com/corp or facebook.com/mymbfs. For more information about Daimler Truck Financial, log onto www.daimler-truckfinancial.com.
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