Daimler Trucks North America announced that Sanjiv Khurana has been appointed to the position of general manager of Trucks Connectivity.
In this newly created position, Khurana leads DTNA’s connected vehicle solutions and spearheads efforts to offer customers critical insights that allow them to achieve better efficiency, uptime, and safety. The position reports directly to DTNA chief executive officer and president Roger Nielsen.
“Sanjiv is the ideal fit for this crucial new position,” said Nielsen. “He brings a deep knowledge of DTNA, technical and financial acumen and a drive to see how much truck connectivity can accomplish in providing our customers with digital solutions imperative to their success.”
In his prior role, Khurana was president of Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing, a DTNA subsidiary. Previously, he served as CFO of Daimler India Commercial Vehicles, where he was instrumental in the launch of the Daimler truck business in India.
“Our vision is to provide our customers the best connected truck experience and help them get the best performance out of their business,” said Khurana. “Connectivity will transform the trucking industry and DTNA is deeply committed to this technology. I am determined that we will continue to lead in this important field by developing innovative products, services and business models.”