Lundstedt appointed CEO of Scania

The Board of Directors of Scania has appointed Martin Lundstedt new President and Chief Executive Officer of Scania AB. Lundstedt will take up his new position as of September this year.

Lundstedt succeeds Leif Östling, who has been appointed member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG. Changes will also be made in Scania’s Executive Board on the same date.

Lundstedt 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. 

Lundstedt’s move has caused a domino effect at the top. In addition to its new CEO, Jan Ytterberg, Chief Financial Officer, and Christian Levin, Head of Sales and Services Management, remain in their current positions. Per Hallberg, currently Head of Research and Development, Purchasing, has been appointed Head of Production and Logistics. In his new position, he succeeds Anders Nielsen, who has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of MAN Truck & Bus AG. 

New member of the Executive Board and Head of Research & Development, succeeding Per Hallberg, will be Dr. Harald Ludanek. Henrik Henriksson, has been appointed new member of the Executive Board and Head of Franchise and Factory Sales, succeeding Lundstedt.

In Scania’s other Executive Board moves, Andrea Fuder, has been appointed Head of Purchasing, while Kent Conradson has been appointed Head of Human Resources.

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