Mark Lampert retiring from Daimler

Daimler Trucks North America announced that Mark Lampert, senior vice president of sales and marketing, will retire March 31, 2014.

As Daimler Trucks North America’s senior vice president of sales and marketing, Lampert was 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. Additionally, he had oversight of the company’s used truck operations as well as export sales.

For over 20 years, Lampert has thrived during his tenure with the company beginning with his first position in 1993 as vice president of sales for Freightliner Canada, to subsequent positions of increasing responsibility managing the company’s dealer operations, product planning, marketing and retail truck operations and used trucks.

Richard Howard will assume the position of Daimler Trucks North America sales and marketing senior vice president on April 1, 2014. Howard was formerly Member of the Board of Management of Daimler Financial Services AG responsible for the Africa & Asia/Pacific region. Howard brings over 20 years of management experience to the senior vice president of sales and marketing position at Daimler Trucks North America.

Howard will be relocating to the Portland, Ore., area and will oversee the company’s sales and marketing initiatives from Daimler Trucks North America’s Corporate Headquarters.