Effective Jan. 1, 2023, Lentz will succeed Eileen Frack, who will retire after 18 years at DTNA. Lentz also will join DTNA’s operating committee and the Daimler Truck AG human resources operating committee.
Angela will represent over 26,000 DTNA employees who design, build, sell and service commercial vehicles.
As CPO, Lentz will be responsible for all aspects of human resources, including performance management, learning and development, labor relations, corporate security and corporate real estate.
Lentz began her career as a buyer in the purchasing department at DTNA in 1997. Progressing through roles of increasing responsibility, she became director of project controlling in 2015, followed by director of procurement for mechatronics and Mexico truck and bus. In 2021, she took on the role of general manager of aftermarket and strategic value chain and technology.
“Her broad-based experience ranging from finance to production to aftermarket, extensive leadership experience and drive to get things across the finish line are unquestioned as is her dedication to assembling a team that celebrates diversity,” said DTNA President and CEO John O’Leary in a press release. Angela will represent the over 26,000 talented DTNA employees who are proud to design, build, sell and service the commercial vehicles that keep the world moving.”