Daimler Trucks North America has announced three high-level appointments to its manufacturing and remanufacturing operations.
Brian Lewallen has been named president of Detroit Reman, Erik Johnson has accepted the position of general manager of the Cleveland Truck Manufacturing Plant, and Jane Rosaasen has become the general manager of the Mount Holly Truck Manufacturing Plant.
Lewallen will be responsible for developing innovative solutions for Detroit Reman customers and contributing to the company’s environmental sustainability. In his most recent role, he was director of service operations for DTNA.
Johnson will lead all truck manufacturing operations and direct support functions at Cleveland to ensure the plant performs at maximum efficiency. The Cleveland plant manufactures Freightliner Class 8 truck models, as well as Western Star 4700, 4900 and 5700 trucks. In his most recent role, Johnson was director of customer application engineering. He began his career with DTNA as an engineer. Johnson has a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Oregon State University.
Rosaasen is tasked with leading all truck manufacturing operations and direct support functions at Mount Holly. The Mount Holly plant manufactures Freightliner M2 and SD (severe duty) truck models, as well as the cabs for Western Star models built at the Cleveland plant. In her most recent role, Rosaasen was director of logistics and co-leader of the Mount Holly plant.
“These leaders have proven their skills and abilities time and time again throughout the company, and I have no doubt they will excel in their new positions,” said Roger Nielsen, president and CEO of DTNA.