Scania: Christian Levin Appointed Head of Sales and Marketing
By Business Wire News
By Business Wire News
Christian Levin will take up his position as Scania’s Head of Sales and Marketing on 1 January 2016. He has been a member of Scania’s Executive Board since 2010 and has extensive experience from the company’s international market organisation.
Christian Levin was born in 1967 and joined Scania in 1994 after obtaining a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and an MBA in Economics and Business Administration from Stockholm University. Since 1996, he has held a number of management positions in Scania’s market organisation including Managing Director of Scania’s operations in Switzerland and Italy. In 2010, he was appointed Executive Vice President, Commercial Operations with responsibility for operational activities at Scania’s global sales and service companies.
“I am looking forward to the task. Our strategy is to deliver solutions – products and services – that drive profitability for our customers and for Scania. Our success is based on a professional sales and service organisation that supplies the right vehicles and the right services for each customer’s unique needs in various segments and applications,” says Levin.
Christian Levin will be responsible for Scania’s sales of trucks and buses, as well as industrial and marine engines and parts. His role also includes main responsibility for the development of services made possible through connected vehicles that improve the efficiency of transport work and increase customer profitability.
“Our connected vehicles together with the market’s broadest range of trucks and buses for alternative fuels are important parts of our strategy to become leader in sustainable transport,” concludes Levin.
Levin succeeds Henrik Henriksson, who will take over as President and CEO of Scania on 1 January 2016.
Scania is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks and buses for heavy transport applications, and of industrial and marine engines. Service-related products account for a growing proportion of the company’s operations, assuring Scania customers of cost-effective transport solutions and maximum uptime. Scania also offers financial services. Employing some 42,000 people, the company operates in about 100 countries. Research and development activities are concentrated in Sweden, while production takes place in Europe and South America, with facilities for global interchange of both components and complete vehicles. In 2014, net sales totalled SEK 92.1 billion and net income amounted to SEK 6 billion. Scania’s press releases are available on www.scania.com (http://www.scania.com/se)
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