Patrick Miller has been selected as the new president for Dejana Truck & Utility Equipment, LLC, announced Jon Sievert, president of the Work Truck Solutions Group for Douglas Dynamics. Miller has a broad background in the truck equipment industry, most recently with Commercial Vehicle Group in Ohio, where he was the president and CEO.
Miller has an Industrial Engineering degree from Purdue University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He spent the early part of his career in various manufacturing roles mostly focused in the automotive component supply chain. He transitioned into managerial roles in sales, product engineering, and purchasing, prior to moving into general management. Fifteen years ago he joined a company dedicated to the commercial vehicle space making seats, interiors, and electrical systems. He managed groups in 12 different countries supporting the large OEM Heavy Duty Truck and off-road vehicle companies like Daimler, Navistar, Volvo, CAT, and John Deere. Miller also participated in industry groups like Heavy Duty Manufacturing Association (HDMA) and Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC).
He and his wife Jen will be relocating to the Long Island area. They have four children ranging in age from 9-23.