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DAF Board of Management DAF Trucks N.V.

Harald Seidel

Harald Seidel


2022 - current

Director Finance

2017 - 2022

Group Controller

2016 - 2017

Controller Marketing & Sales

2013 - 2015

With DAF since 2001

“Our parent company PACCAR has been continuously profitable since 1938. Our excellent balance sheet enables us to constantly invest in all facets of the business.” 


Tina Albert

Director Finance

2022 - current

Plant Manager Peterbilt Denton

2020 - 2022

Assistant Plant Manager, Peterbilt Denton

2018 – 2020

Division Controller, PACCAR Engine Plant

2013 – 2018

Plant Controller, Peterbilt Denton

2009 – 2013

With PACCAR since 1999. 

Graduate of Southwestern Oklahoma State University (B.S. Accounting) and Texas Christian University (M.B.A.) and is a CPA.

Tina Albert
Jos Habets

Jos Habets 

Director Operations

2017 - current

Director Finance

2010 - 2017

Group Controller

2008 - 2010

With DAF since 1998

“Our employees are the foundation for the success of DAF Trucks. Together we produce the most efficient trucks for our customers.”



Bart Bosmans

Director Marketing and Sales

2023 - current

Plant Manager PACCAR of Canada Ltd

2022 -2023

Director of Operations PACCAR Financial Europe

2021 - 2022

Sales Director DAF Trucks N.V.

2018 - 2021

Managing Director DAF Trucks Belgium/Luxemburg 

2016 - 2018

With DAF since 2004

“Together with our professional dealers, we have one all-important goal: to exceed the expectations of our customers. Every single day.” 

Jos Smetsers

Jos Smetsers

Executive Director PACCAR Purchasing Europe

2007 - current

Director Operations

2004 - 2007

With DAF since 1982

“Our suppliers are often involved very early in the product development process, contributing to highest quality and maximum efficiency.”


Patrick Dean

Chief Engineer Vehicle Development

DAF Trucks
2020 – Present

Chief Engineer

Kenworth Truck Co
2017 – 2019

Assistant Chief Engineer

Kenworth Truck Co
2013 – 2016

Director of Program Management

Kenworth Truck Co

With PACCAR since 1997 

“With the launch of the New Generation DAF trucks we have set new industry benchmarks for efficiency, safety and comfort. Our goal: be customer first in everything we do.”

Patrick Dean