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Daimler Trucks North America

Prioritizing Diversity & Inclusion Enriches Culture, Enhances Products

DTNA continuously invests in cultivating a culture where we respect, promote and utilize diverse perspectives and ideas. It is only through this level of employee engagement and collaboration that we can optimize group performance, deliver innovative products, fulfill our social responsibility and ensure our future success as a great place to work.

Message from Martin Daum - President & CEO

"Top diverse talent is emerging from all around the world. Success in today’s national and global markets requires a workforce that brings a wide breadth of knowledge, experience and ideas to the table. Our workforce also must reflect the diversity of our customers and suppliers to ensure we continue to deliver the highest quality product. By creating and sustaining an inclusive corporate culture, we become more innovative, more efficient, more creative and better connected to our global marketplace."

Message from Kelley Platt - Chief Diversity Officer & President of Western Star Trucks

"Our commitment to diversity and inclusion is actualized through the activities and engagement of our multicultural, multigenerational workforce. We work as a team, collaborating on ideas and activities that are positively impacting our workplace and business success. Diversity and inclusion are everyone’s business at DTNA, and the contributions of each employee are helping the company flourish."

Our Objectives

Increase Diversity: Increase the representation and participation of all people at all levels of the organization through strategic talent acquisition and workforce development practices to optimize performance, productivity and engagement.

Embrace Inclusion: Create an inclusive and engaged work environment that fosters, promotes and supports work-life balance, creativity and innovation through awareness building and skills development, as well as participation in Employee Resource Groups.

Model Equitable Leadership: Company leaders take an active role in promoting a work environment that demonstrates mutual trust, support and respect, where everyone feels acknowledged, heard, and valued.

Sustain Accountability: The diversity & inclusion objectives, initiatives, and aspirations are transparent and communicated to all employees. Employee actions reflect DTNA’s diversity and inclusion vision and mission.

Expand External Impact: Engage our suppliers, partners and customers to support DTNA’s diversity and inclusion vision and mission.

Employee Resource Groups

Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) enable a culture of inclusion to flourish at DTNA. ERGs are dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment within the context of DTNA’s mission, values, goals, and business practices.

 ERGs are an excellent support system to foster awareness, mutual respect and inclusion within the work environment. They support the CEO’s and CDO’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, assist in the area of talent acquisition and retention, are a great resource for career development, skill building, cultural awareness, community building internally and corporate responsibility externally. DTNA’s ERGs include:

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