Farmington Hills, Michigan — Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA LLC, a leading automotive financial services provider, is pleased to announce the appointment of Shawna McNamee as its new Director of Human Resources and Administrative Services for the Americas region, effective immediately.
McNamee succeeds Mary Hughes, who, after a successful 20-year career with the organization, recently transitioned to global projects for Daimler Financial Services in Germany. McNamee reports to Yvonne Rosslenbroich, Daimler Financial Services Board of Management Member and Global Head of Human Resources.
“With her diverse experience both within and outside our organization in the fields of financial services and human resources, Shawna is a great fit for this position,” said Peter Zieringer, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services President and CEO. “It is an honor to extend this opportunity to such a dedicated colleague and I am confident in her ability to lead the human resources strategy for the Americas region.”
McNamee joined the company in 2015 as Director of Human Resources and Administrative Services for Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Canada. In her new role, McNamee will oversee human resources strategies and operations for the company’s Americas region, which includes Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Mexico and the United States. McNamee is also responsible for compensation and benefits, employee development and facilities and administrative services. Complementary to this role, McNamee is now a member of Daimler Financial Services Americas’ Operations Committee and the Human Resources Global Leadership Team.
She brings 20 years of extensive experience from her previous positions in organizational development and human relations leadership at several companies in Canada, the Netherlands and the United States, including Capital One, ING and Aramark, among others.
“I am thrilled to continue serving the financial services team and community through my passion for both human resources and the brand,” said McNamee. “I look forward to strengthening and expanding the strategies surrounding retaining, motivating and attracting top talent, diversity & inclusion and our culture as a great place to work.”
McNamee also contributed to Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Canada’s recent top-ten ranking in Best Workplaces in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute.
Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA LLC, headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan, with a Business Center in Fort Worth, Texas, provides brand-specific financial products and services for Mercedes-Benz and smart automotive dealers and their retail customers. In the U.S. trucking industry, it conducts business as Daimler Truck Financial and provides flexible financial products and services for Daimler Trucks North America commercial vehicles branded Freightliner, Western Star and Thomas Built as well as Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. It is a company of the Daimler Financial Services Group, headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, which is one of the leading financial services organizations worldwide and was ranked in the top 10 on the list of the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces by the Great Place To Work Institute in 2016 and 2018. Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA LLC was also named one of the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials in 2015 and 2016, and one of the 100 Best Workplaces for Women in 2016 by Great Place to Work and Fortune.com. For more information, please visit www.corp.mbfs.com or www.facebook.com/mymbfs.