Thomas Built Buses Names VP of Operations

Caley Edgerly to Oversee Bus Manufacturing Operations



High Point, N.C. – Caley Edgerly has been named vice president of operations for Thomas Built Buses, effective March 1, 2012. Edgerly will oversee two bus body plants, a chassis plant, a component fabrication plant and related logistics operations, including more than one million square feet of facilities and more than 1,000 employees.



“Thomas Built is a national leader in the school bus industry, with a portfolio of innovative products that include new, environmentally-friendly technologies,” said Edgerly. “These are exciting and challenging times in the school bus industry, and I am pleased to be here as part of the Thomas Built team.”



Edgerly, who joined Detroit Diesel in 1994, previously served as director of product development and growth for Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing, and as general manager of Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing East. He has a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from Michigan State University.



Edgerly succeeds Jeff Allen, who now serves as vice president of operations, Redford Truck Powertrain for Detroit Diesel Corporation.



About Thomas Built Buses



Founded in 1916, Thomas Built Buses is a leading manufacturer of school buses in North America. Since the first Thomas Built bus rolled off the assembly line, the company has been committed to delivering the smartest and most innovative buses in North America. Learn more at www.ThomasBus.com or at www.facebook.com/thomasbuiltbuses.



Thomas Built Buses, Inc., headquartered in High Point, N.C., is a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America LLC, the largest heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America and a leading manufacturer of class 4-8 vehicles. Daimler Trucks North America produces and markets commercial vehicles under the Freightliner, Western Star and Thomas Built Buses nameplates. Daimler Trucks North America is a Daimler company.

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