Government Fleet Top News

Freightliner Appoints New President of American LaFrance

October 6, 2004

PORTLAND, OR – Freightliner LLC has named John Stevenson president of American LaFrance. Stevenson, who most recently managed Freightliner’s largest manufacturing facility, will now lead the company's American LaFrance fire and emergency apparatus subsidiary.

"John's strong manufacturing background coupled with his proven leadership abilities and customer focus make him a great choice to lead the American LaFrance organization," said Rainer E. Schmueckle, president & CEO of Freightliner.Juergen Kritschgau, CFO for Freightliner, said that American LaFrance is continuing to make progress in “Operation Eagle,” its corporate initiative to reduce order turnaround times. Kritschgau is also vice chairman of the American LaFrance Board of Directors.

Based in Ladson, S.C., American LaFrance produces and distributes a line of fire and emergency apparatus that includes chassis, aerials, ambulances, pumpers, rescues, tankers, and wildland vehicles. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Freightliner LLC, a DaimlerChrysler company.

Comment On This Story

Name:  
Email:  
Comment: (Maximum 10000 characters)  
Leave this field empty:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.

FleetFAQ

Public Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Amin Amini from Verizon will answer your questions and challenges

View All

Recent Topics

My agency currently uses live local auction to dispose of surplus assets. We would like to move to on-line. Can anyone give me any...

View Topic

Hi everyone! Just wanted to remind you about fleetDOCs, our library of fleet-related documents. Users can upload any relevant fleet...

View Topic

Fleet Documents

1055 Fleet Documents (and counting) to Download!

Sponsored by

Co-founder, with Armund Schoen, of Wheels, Inc.

Read more