Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA LLC has appointed Mark Lovely vice president of sales and operations.
Lovely, who replaces Mark Ingram, will be responsible for nationwide field sales and retail credit operations. He will be leading a team of over 140 employees and will report to Geoff Robinson, vice president of Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA.
"I am pleased to welcome Mark to this vital role," Robinson said. "Mark is a collaborative and proven leader whose industry expertise is unparalleled. Throughout his rich history with Daimler, in several markets across the globe, Mark has delivered results in multiple divisions, including retail, OEM, and financial services. He will serve as a key asset to our team as we strive to achieve our goals."
Lovely brings with him his more than two decades of experience in management and a solid track record in driving sales. One of his first roles in the Daimler organization was regional manager for Mercedes-Benz Financial Services UK Ltd., which commenced in 1996. He has since held various management roles in business units globally.
"I am humbled and eager to step into this key role and will continue to strengthen our working relationships with our dealer partners and customers," Lovely said. "Our key goals are to maintain the team's impressive sales position in passenger cars and bolster our position on the van side, all while delivering outstanding results to further drive the success of our organization."