GAFFNEY, S.C. — Freightliner LLC has named Reid Bigland President of Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC).
In his new role, Bigland will lead FCCC’s efforts to extend its leadership position in the RV, step van, and school and shuttle bus chassis markets.
“Reid Bigland brings a broad management perspective including leadership experience in dealer operations, sales and human resources,” said Jack Conlan, recently appointed Senior Vice President, Customer Support at Freightliner. “Bigland is highly capable of leading the FCCC organization to even greater performance in its key markets while the brand continues to deliver leading products and world class customer support.”
Bigland most recently helped grow and strengthen the company’s network of brand dealers as Freightliner LLC’s General Manager of Dealer Operations. Before taking that post in December 2001, he was Director of Vocational Sales for Freightliner LLC’s Sterling Trucks and Western Star Trucks brands. Prior to Freightliner LLC’s acquisition of Western Star in 2000, Bigland held positions at Western Star including Director of U.S. Sales and Director of Human Resources. Earlier in his career, he worked in human resources and operations for Canadian Airlines International. Bigland holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of British Columbia.
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