Ore. – Aug. 9, 2021 – Daimler Trucks
North America (DTNA) today announced that Amer Diab has been appointed general manager
of distribution network development, where he will lead the growth and
expansion of the sales and service network for Freightliner and Western Star
trucks in close collaboration with dealer partners.
began his career with Daimler in 1997 as an industrial engineer before making a
transition to the finance and controlling organization in 2004. During his
tenure, he has held a variety of successive roles of increasing responsibility.
Diab most recently served as general manager, truck controlling. In 2020, he was
appointed interim CFO while then-CFO and current DTNA president and CEO, John
O’Leary, assisted Mercedes-Benz Truck in Germany as chief transformation
leadership acumen, diplomacy, and strategic thinking will all be instrumental
in maintaining our high standards for customer experience as we work with our
dealers to grow the Freightliner and Western Star sales and service network to
complement the increasing share of the market that our brands represent,” said
Drew Backeberg, senior vice president, aftermarket, DTNA.
holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Youngstown State
University and an MBA with a concentration in finance from the University of
Portland. He succeeds Kevin Bangston, whose appointment to the role of president
and CEO of Thomas Built Buses was previously announced.
Daimler Trucks North America
Trucks North America LLC, headquartered in Portland, Oregon, is the leading
heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America. 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, the world’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturer.
Amer Diab, General Manager, Dealer Network Development