James Armstrong will succeed Martin Hay as the new managing director of Scania (Great Britain) on July 1, 2021.
Armstrong is currently Managing Director of Scania CER (Central Europe Region). Based in Prague, he oversees operations in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. Prior to this he was Managing Director for Scania in South East Asia, based in Kuala Lumpar, and services director for Scania (Great Britain).
Armstrong said: "I am pleased to be coming back to the UK to take up the role of managing director. The UK business is one of the largest Scania operations and is very successful and I intend to continue to lead this operation to further success, working closely to support our customers, our colleagues and our Independent network.
“I spent several years in the UK as Services Director, so I look forward to connecting with former colleagues and observing how the business has continued to transform."