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Andrew Johnson was appointed head of corporate communications at Daimler Trucks North America.
“Andy is an experienced and respected leader within Daimler Trucks North America, and throughout the commercial vehicle industry,” said Roger Nielsen, CEO of Portland, Ore.-based DTNA. “As the industry advances into the future, the need for fast-paced, seamless communication accelerates. Andy’s boundless energy, creativity, professionalism and leadership will be an asset to both the Daimler Trucks North America team and the Daimler Global Communications team.”
Johnson has a 26-year record of creating and implementing successful marketing and communications programs within DTNA. He has managed and executed launches of several commercial vehicles, including the Western Star 49X, Western Star 4700 and Freightliner Cascadia.
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“The future is undoubtedly bright at Daimler Trucks North America, and I am enthusiastic to add a creative flair to our communications tactics with a focus on the industry that I know and love,” Johnson said. “My goal is to bring Daimler Trucks North America’s thought leadership to the forefront and complement the enviable stable of great products and services we offer, as well as the passionate team behind them.”
Before assuming the role as head of communications, Johnson led marketing communications as Brand Manager for Western Star Trucks.
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