Henrik Henriksson appointed Scania President and CEO

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Henrik Henriksson has been appointed as the new President and CEO of Scania AB, taking up his position on January 1, 2016 when he succeeds Per Hallberg. From the same date he will also become a member of the Volkswagen Truck & Bus Management Board.

Henrik has been a member of Scania’s Executive Board since 2012 and is currently Executive Vice President and Head of Sales and Marketing. He joined Scania as a Management trainee in 1997 and has held a number of senior positions in the company’s marketing organisation.

“Henrik Henriksson is a capable and experienced person, with great entrepreneurial spirit and visionary leadership,” said Andreas Renschler, Chairman of the Scania Board of Directors. “He has the right profile to lead and develop the company in the long-term,”

“I look forward to the task of continuing to develop Scania in accordance with the goals and strategies established by the company management and the Board,” said Henrik. “We will continue to broaden the offering of products and services that drives profitability for our customers and us as well as our efforts to become the leader in sustainable transport. An important task for Scania is to also utilise the potential to develop brand-specific customer solutions, made possible through the cooperation within Volkswagen Truck & Bus.”