The Board of Directors of Scania has appointed Martin Lundstedt new President and Chief Executive Officer of Scania AB. He takes up his new position on 1 September 2012 and succeeds Leif Östling, who has been appointed member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG. Martin Lundstedt, born in 1967, has a Master of Science and is currently Executive Vice President and Head of Franchise and Factory Sales, Scania. He joined the company in 1992 and has held various senior positions including head of Scania’s industrial operations in France from 2001 to 2005 and Senior Vice President, Trucks until 2007, when he assumed his current position.
I’m proud and humble taking on this challenge and succeeding a Swedish industry icon as Leif.”
Says Martin Lundstedt, “Of course it’s a big deal when Leif Östling end’s. But Scania will continue to develop and the company’s core values remain, and will be the platform of our daily work even after first of September,” he continues.
The same goes for Scania’s strategies.
“We shall continue to be the premium choice for all customers in the transport and engine sectors all over the globe. And we will do that by building on our strong portfolio of products and services, in our modular system, and with a strong presence in the sales and services network.
“We shall continue to be the Scania that our customers appreciate, a small big company working tightly together with them, always keeping it simple and straightforward.”