Mercedes-Benz Trucks recently announced that Andrew Assimo has been appointed the Director Mercedes-Benz Trucks Australia Pacific. Assimo has more than a decade of experience with the company. He joined Daimler Truck and Bus in 2007 as a Mercedes-Benz heavy vehicle product engineer. In 2015, he was promoted to Senior Manager where he supervised sales, production, operations, and marketing. Assimo’s new role covers the Australia and New Zealand markets.
Assimo’s appointment was praised by Daimler Truck and Bus President and CEO Daniel Whitehead, who says he was the best person for the position. “Andrew has played a key role in establishing Mercedes-Benz as the premier heavy-duty cabover brand for smart business operators in Australia and we are confident he can guide the brand to even greater success,” Whitehead says, adding, “He has a close relationship with our Mercedes-Benz customers, having helped them improve their businesses during the last few years, and we know they will be pleased with this appointment.”