Henrik HenrikssonSweden – Succeeding Per Hallberg, Henrik Henriksson will take up the role of president and CEO from January 1. He will also become a member of the Volkswagen Truck & Bus board of management (Truck board).

Henriksson joined Scania as a management trainee in 1997 and went on to hold a number of senior marketing positions. He has been a member of the executive board since 2012 and is currently executive vice-president as well as head of sales and marketing.

“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,” commented Henriksson. “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.”

Hallberg will resign from his operational positions in 2016. He joined Scania in 1977, and the executive board in 2001.