Waldeck, previously the managing director of Daimler Financial Services Mexico, succeeds Victor Calderon, who now occupies the role of managing director for financial services in Mexico. In his new position, Waldeck is responsible for delivering financial products and services for the business partners, dealers and customers of Daimler Trucks North America’s commercial vehicle brands.
Waldeck joined the company in 1994 as the controller of credit risk for Mercedes-Benz Bank in Germany and has since worked in various countries across all continents in the areas of finance, credit and audit processes and strategy. Some of his notable roles have included global director of strategy for Daimler Financial Services AG in Stuttgart, Germany; managing director of Mercedes-Benz Prague and Bratislava, Slovakia; and managing director of Mercedes-Benz Financial Services in Seoul, South Korea. He also has held several other positions of increasing responsibility, including serving as chief financial officer for Banco Mercedes-Benz do Brazil and Mercedes-Benz Financiera Argentina.
“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.”
Daimler Truck Financial provides financial and insurance services in support of Daimler Trucks North America’s commercial vehicle brands, which include Freightliner, Western Star, Thomas Built Buses, Mitsubishi Fuso and Sprinter.
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