Scania appoints two to executive board


Two new faces will grace the Scania executive board from September 1

Scania appoints two to executive board
Ruthger de Vries (left) and Anders Williamsson.

 

Swedish truck manufacturer Scania has announced two changes to its executive board.

From September 1, the Scania board will include Ruthger de Vries and Anders Williamsson, two long-serving company employees.

The executive vice president and head of production and logistics roles will be handled by de Vries while the Williamsson will assume the executive vice president and head of purchasing position.

Joining Scania Nederland in 1990 after obtaining a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, de Vries has held a variety of management positions within production and logistics and currently resides as senior vice president and head of production and logistics.

He replaces the retiring Thomas Karlsson.

Williamsson, who fills the void left by Andrea Fuder, entered the Scania ranks in 1994 after earning a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering & Management.

He has worked in the purchasing department since 2009 and currently holds the position of senior vice president purchasing and head of quality, project and strategy.

Both will report to president and CEO Henrik Henriksson.

 

 

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