Detroit Reman appoints Lewallen
Brian Lewallen has been made president of Detroit Reman. Currently director of service operations for parent company Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), he is tasked with “developing and executing innovative solutions” in reman and “contributing to the company’s environmental sustainability”. Lewallen began at DTNA in 1997 as a quality engineer and worked in various technical engineering roles before becoming director of operations for Detroit Reman in Kentwood, Michigan. He also has been a Detroit Reman vice president in Kansas and Detroit. Meanwhile, Erik Johnson is to become general manager of the Cleveland Truck manufacturing plant in Cleveland, North Carolina. He will lead all truck manufacturing operations and direct support functions at Cleveland, where the Freightliner Class 8 truck models, as well as Western Star 4700, 4900 and 5700 trucks, are manufactured. Johnson was formerly director of customer application engineering. In other appointments, Jane Rosaasen has been promoted to general manager of the Mount Holly truck manufacturing plant in North Carolina – she was formerly director of logistics and co-leader of the plant. DTNA’s HQ is in Portland, Oregon.
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