Jeffrey Fisher Named General Manager, Corporate Relations & Communications for Freightliner LLC

PORTLAND, OREGON…Freightliner LLC has appointed Jeffrey Fisher as General Manager, Corporate Relations & Communications for Freightliner LLC. In this position, Fisher will be responsible for all corporate communications strategies and initiatives for Freightliner LLC and its business units. He will report to Rainer Schmueckle, President & CEO of Freightliner LLC.

Fisher brings over 20 years of communications experience in the transport and automobile industries. His most recent position was General Manager, Corporate Communications for Mercedes-Benz USA, based in New Jersey. Prior to that, he managed the communications function for DaimlerChrysler Australia/Pacific in Melbourne. Before joining DaimlerChrysler in 1995, he directed his own automotive communications consultancy and from 1987-92, worked as a regional manager for an independently-owned automotive importer and bus manufacturer.

Fisher is a journalism graduate from Harlow College in the United Kingdom and a former lecturer in communications practice. A native of London, England, he is relocating to the Portland area.

Freightliner LLC, headquartered in Portland, Oregon, is the largest heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America. Freightliner produces and markets Class 3-8 vehicles under the Freightliner, Sterling, Western Star, American LaFrance, Orion Bus and Thomas Built Buses nameplates. Freightliner is a DaimlerChrysler company, the world’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturer.

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