Andrea Corso has been appointed as head of communications at Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) effective August 20, 2018. Her responsibilities include DTNA's internal and external corporate communications as well as product communications for the Freightliner, Western Star, Detroit engines and components, and Thomas Built Buses brands as well as other brands in the U.S. and Mexico. Andrea Corso succeeds Katja Bott, who will take over as Head of Global Communications at Mercedes-Benz Cars in Stuttgart effective October 1.

Andrea Corso has over 20 years of communications experience with renowned consumer brands such as Nike, Levi's and Adidas. Her responsibilities included the development of internal and external communications strategies, brand positioning and executive communications.

"We are delighted that Andrea is joining our global communications team. She is an experienced communications executive, including areas such as technology, innovation and sustainability. Andrea will help us expanding our industry leading communications across the board," said Florian Martens, head of global communications commercial vehicles at Daimler AG.

"We welcome Andrea to the DTNA family, it is great to have her on board. At the same time, a big thank you to Katja Bott for her outstanding work and we wish her every success in her new role,” said Roger Nielsen, president and chief executive officer.