Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) today (Jan. 30) announced that Jeff Sather has accepted the position of president and CEO of its subsidiary Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC). In this position, Sather will lead all operations of the market-leading manufacturer of motorhome, walk-in van, school bus and commercial bus chassis.
According to a press release, Sather previously served as the financial business partner for DTNA’s operations and specialty vehicles group as well as the company’s aftermarket division.
Sather has an MBA from Seattle University and a bachelor’s in business administration from the University of Washington. He began his career at DTNA in 2001, with previous experience in the automotive business. Sather will report to Jeff Allen, senior vice president of operations and specialty vehicles.
“We are pleased to welcome Jeff to the FCCC leadership team and look forward to the ongoing success of the brand and its favorable position in the markets its chassis are manufactured for,” said Allen.
Sather succeeds David Carson as the president and CEO of FCCC. After leaving FCCC, Carson took on his current role as president of Western Star Trucks. Carson is also a member of the DTNA operating committee and the chief diversity officer for DTNA.