Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing Corporation Strengthens Leadership Team with New General Manager

DETROIT, Michigan – Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing Corporation today announced the appointment of Jesus Gomez as general manager of Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing – Mexicana in Toluca, Mexico. In this position, Gomez is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the remanufacturing facility.

“Jesus brings a lot of heavy-duty truck manufacturing and engineering experience to his new role as the head of our Reman operations in Mexico,” said Jim Morrow, president of Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing Corporation. “This will serve us well as we continue to develop this business to ensure its market focus is clear and that it generates higher levels of profitability going forward.”

Prior to his current role, Gomez served as director of operations for DDR – Mexicana. This position included responsibility for Operations, Materials, and Quality. Before joining DDR – Mexicana in March 2005, Gomez managed the Custom Engineering Powertrain Design group for Sterling Truck Corporation.

In 1997, Gomez transferred to Freightliner LLC headquarters in Portland, Oregon, in the Electro-Mechanical Chassis Engineering group. This assignment was followed by several other assignments in Design Engineering, Manufacturing Electrical-Electronics Engineering and Custom Engineering. During his tenure in Portland he was heavily involved with Powertrain Systems for Freightliner, Sterling and Western Star Trucks.

Gomez began his career with DaimlerChrysler in 1994 as a prototype specialist implementing new designs and design changes to Freightliner trucks and Mercedes-Benz cars at the former Mercedes-Benz of Mexico operations, located in Santiago Tianguistenco, México.

Gomez holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical - Mechanical Engineering from the Toluca Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in Business Administration and Technology Management from the University of Phoenix.

Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing Corporation, a subsidiary of Detroit Diesel Corporation, remanufactures and markets a complete line of diesel engines and related products in North America, including the reliabilt® brand. For more than 40 years, reliabilt® has been one of the most respected names in the aftermarket business with ready-to-install products for on-highway and off-highway power-systems.

Detroit Diesel Corporation is the leading manufacturer of on-highway heavy-duty diesel engines for the commercial truck market. The company offers a complete line of engines from 170 to 515 horsepower for the on-highway and vocational markets. Through its corporate headquarters in Detroit, Michigan, Detroit Diesel is engaged in the design, manufacture, sale and service of these products, in addition to supporting alternative and hybrid engine strategies for the commercial truck marketplace. Detroit Diesel is a subsidiary of DaimlerChrysler and part of the Freightliner group of companies.

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