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Howard Succeeding Lampert At Daimler Trucks

Posted on January 24, 2014

Daimler Trucks North America has announced that Richard Howard has been named senior vice president of sales and marketing, effective April 1. He succeeds Mark Lampert, who is retiring from the position on March 31.

Howard will be responsible for the development of sales and marketing for Freightliner Trucks, the Detroit components brand of on-highway engines, axles and transmissions and the company's proprietary components sales. He was formerly a member of the board of management of Daimler Financial Services AG. In his 20 years at the company, he has also held positions in project management, marketing and financial services and has worked in the United Kingdom, South Africa, Canada, the United States and the Asia-Pacific regions.   He also previously was vice president of Daimler Truck Financial USA with specific responsibility to support Daimler Trucks North America’s sales and dealer network.  

Lampert spent more than 20 years at the company, beginning as vice president of sales for Freightliner Canada in 1993.