Freightliner LLC Names Friedrich Baumann as President of Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing

PORTLAND, Oregon – Freightliner LLC today announced that Friedrich Baumann has been appointed President of Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing. Baumann will be responsible for the overall vision, strategy and operations of Freightliner’s rapidly growing remanufacturing business, including the company’s five remanufacturing locations throughout North America.

“We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Friedrich to head the Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing operations,” said Jack Conlan, Senior Vice President of Customer Support. “I am confident he will continue to build on the already strong business foundation that is in place currently and his expertise in purchasing, supply, and controlling will prove a tremendous asset as he moves forward in his new role.”

Baumann’s most recent role was General Manager of Purchasing and Supply for Freightliner. Friedrich joined the company in 1993 as a Financial Analyst and since then, has held various positions of increasing responsibility with the company in such areas as controlling, product cost reductions and used truck operations, where he developed a close relationship with major fleet customers of Freightliner and its dealer organization.

Baumann succeeds Jim Morrow, who elected to retire after nearly 40 years of service with Detroit Diesel.

Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing 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.

Freightliner LLC, headquartered in Portland, Oregon, is the leading medium- and heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America. Freightliner produces and markets Class 3-8 vehicles and is a company of DaimlerChrysler, the world's largest commercial vehicle manufacturer.

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