Daimler Truck Financial has appointed Tobias Waldeck vice president of sales, marketing, and remarketing, effective immediately.
In his new position, Waldeck is responsible for delivering customized, flexible and innovative financial products and services for the business partners, dealers, and customers of Daimler Trucks North America's commercial vehicle brands. He also plays a key role in driving strategic initiatives to enhance the customer experience.
Daimler Truck Financial provides a range of financial and insurance services in support of Daimler Trucks North America's commercial vehicle brands, Freightliner, Western Star, Thomas Built Buses, Mitsubishi Fuso, and Sprinter.
Waldeck was previously the managing director of Daimler Financial Services Mexico. He succeeds Victor Calderon, who now is managing director for financial services in Mexico.
"Tobias has proven to be an effective leader who values the importance of our strong business relationships at Daimler Truck Financial, and he brings extensive commercial financing and leasing experience to the team," said Steve Goodale, vice president of Daimler Truck Financial. "He will continue to build upon the long-term partnership that Daimler Truck Financial has with our brand partner, Daimler Trucks North America, and provide exceptional support to our valued dealers and customers."
Waldeck joined the company in 1994 as the controller of credit risk for Mercedes-Benz Bank in Germany and has worked in various countries in the areas of finance, credit, and audit processes and strategy. He has also held several other positions of increasing responsibility, including serving as CFO of Banco Mercedes-Benz do Brazil and Mercedes-Benz Financiera Argentina.