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UNC Clean Tech Speaker

Kevin Bangston

Kevin Bangston
Thomas Built Buses


Kevin Bangston joined Daimler Truck in 2001 and since that time, he has served in a variety of senior leadership roles in North America, Europe and Asia.  He became President and CEO of Thomas Built Buses in June of 2021.

In many of his leadership assignments with Daimler Truck, Kevin has a consistent track record of leading impactful business transformation efforts by establishing a clear and defined vision, developing focused strategies and empowering his team to achieve their goals. These skills are extremely beneficial to Kevin in his current role at Thomas Built Buses, a leading manufacturer in the school bus industry, which finds itself at the leading edge of commercial vehicle transformation into an all-electric vehicle future.

He earned his Master’s degree in International Business from the Moore School at the University of South Carolina. Kevin and his wife, Maggie currently reside in the Triad area of North Carolina, an area which the greatly enjoy.