Tobias Waldeck is moving up the executive ranks at Daimler Truck Financial, taking over as vice president of sales, marketing and remarketing effective immediately, according to the company.

Daimler Truck Financial, a unit of Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA LLC, noted that it provides a broad range of flexible financial and insurance services in support of the various Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) commercial vehicle brands such as: Freightliner; Western Star; Thomas Built Buses; Mitsubishi Fuso; and Sprinter.

In his new position, Waldeck is responsible for delivering “customized, flexible and innovative financial products and services” for the business partners, dealers and customers of DTNA’s commercial vehicles noted Steve Goodale, vice president of Daimler Truck Financial, in a statement.

“Tobias has proven to be an effective leader who values the importance of strong business relationships and he brings extensive commercial financing and leasing experience to the team," Goodale added.

Waldeck originally joined Daimler AG in 1994 as the controller of credit risk for Mercedes-Benz Bank in Germany and has worked in various countries across all continents in the areas of finance, credit and audit processes and strategy.

He previously served as managing director of Daimler Financial Services Mexico and succeeds Victor Calderon, who now occupies the role of managing director for financial services in Mexico.