728 banner ad
220 banner ad

Mercedes-Benz USA Names Tobias Waldeck Head of Daimler Truck Financial

| October 17, 2019

Exciting time for trucking and for Daimler Trucks North America brands

Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA LLC, a leading automotive financial services provider announced the appointment of Tobias Waldeck as vice president of the company’s business unit, Daimler Truck Financial. Daimler Truck Financial provides innovative and flexible financial and insurance services for fleet owners, owner/operators, municipal, vocational customers and dealers for the Daimler Trucks North America commercial vehicle brands including Freightliner, Western Star, Thomas Built and Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America.

Waldeck succeeds Steve Goodale, who retired after a successful 34-year career with the company. In his new role, Waldeck leads a team of more than 200 team members dedicated to supporting the company’s commercial customers and dealers. Waldeck is also a member of the Daimler Mobility Americas executive leadership team, on which he has served since 2016.

“As a tenured leader with broad experience in the industry, Tobias is a great fit for this role,” said Peter Henn, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services President and Chief Executive Officer. “With an established track record of driving growth and performance in markets around the world, I am confident he will provide innovative and customer-focused leadership within our dynamic commercial vehicle segment.”

Waldeck has more than 25 years of international experience with the Daimler organization. He most recently served as vice president of sales, marketing and remarketing for Daimler Truck Financial. Other notable roles for Waldeck have included: managing director of Daimler Financial Services Mexico; 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.

“I am honored to lead the Daimler Truck Financial team and excited to continue to strengthen our relationships with our valued dealer partners and customers,” said Waldeck. “I look forward to exploring new ways to meet their evolving needs during an incredibly exciting time for trucking and for our Daimler Trucks North America brands.”

Category: Featured, General Update, Management, News, People

Comments are closed.