Freightliner LLC appointed Robert Harbin president of Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. (FCCC), effective Oct. 1, 2006. Harbin succeeds Reid Bigland, who was recently promoted to president & CEO of DaimlerChrysler Canada.
Harbin will be responsible for all facets of FCCC, including engineering, manufacturing and sales.
Harbin most recently served as director of Tritec Motors, a joint venture between DaimlerChrysler and BMW in Brazil. He has held several management positions with DaimlerChrysler, including plant manager at the Twinsburg, OH, stamping plant; center manager at the Belvidere, IL, assembly plant; and manager of manufacturing facilities engineering at the Warren stamping and Sterling stamping plants in Michigan.