Vincente Connolly has been appointed UK Sales Director for Scania (Great Britain) with overall responsibility for the sales of all new Scania trucks, buses, coaches as well as industrial and marine engines in the UK.
Connolly has more than 25 years experience in the commercial vehicle industry. He began his career as a technician and held several senior roles at Mercedes-Benz, working both at dealer and manufacturer level.
Before joining Scania, he was regional director for DAF dealer Imperial Commercials. He said: “Scania is well established in each of its sectors with products which are renowned for their quality, performance, cost-effectiveness and low environmental impact.
“The company’s focus on sustainability makes its offer more attractive than ever, and I look forward to working with our retail and fleets sales teams as we assist and enable our customers make the transition to more sustainable transport solutions.”
Martin Hay, Managing Director for Scania (Great Britain) added: “Over the course of his career Vincente has gained experience in both internal and customer-facing roles. His in-depth knowledge of the industry spans sales and aftersales, making him ideally suited for the pivotal role of UK Sales Director within our organisation.”