Jeff Wallis named General Manager of Parts Sales & Marketing for the Freightliner organization

PORTLAND, OR…Jeff Wallis has been named General Manager of Parts Sales & Marketing for the Freightliner organization. In his new position, Jeff will report to Senior Vice President Customer Support, Jack Conlan and will focus on increasing parts sales and profitability of the combined Freightliner and DDC $1.6 Billion + aftermarket parts business worldwide. Jeff replaces Michele Calbi who recently left the company to pursue other interests within the industry.

Jeff comes to Freightliner from our sister company Detroit Diesel Corporation (DDC) where he has spent the last 17 years in various sales and management positions before most recently heading up DDC’s aftermarket organization as Senior Vice President of Parts, Service and Customer Support and serving on their executive committee. Before joining DDC he also spent nine years working in parts sales and marketing positions for competitor engine and equipment manufacturers. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Freightliner LLC, headquartered in Portland, Oregon, is the largest heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America and a leading producer of medium-duty and specialized commercial vehicles. It produces and markets Class 3-8 vehicles under the Freightliner, Sterling, Western Star, American LaFrance, and Thomas Built Buses nameplates. Freightliner is a business unit of DaimlerChrysler, the world's leading commercial vehicle manufacturer.

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