Stefan Thyssen has been named as the new MD of MAN Truck & Bus UK, replacing Thomas Hemmerich who has been appointed the MD for the National Sales Company, Korea.
Thyssen, who is currently head of MAN Truck & Bus Scandinavia, will take up his new position on 1st July 2021 having worked in a number of roles within the company since joining in 2007.
Thyssen has previously held positions in business development, corporate planning, program management and group controlling, before moving in 2017 to MAN Truck & Bus UK as finance director.
In 2020 he became MD of MAN Scandinavia, covering the Denmark, Norway and Sweden.
Executive board member for sales and marketing MAN Truck & Bus SE, Goran Nyberg, said: “We are delighted to have appointed Stefan to lead the team in the UK, a market area which is already, due to his previous role as UK financial director, familiar to him.”
“Stefan’s broad experience within MAN comprehensively demonstrates a deep understanding of the strategically important UK market. Because of Stefan’s past the relationships with UK customers, the dealer network and the MAN Truck & Bus team is already established and we all wish him well for the future.”
Thyssen said: “I’m delighted to be given the opportunity to head up MAN Truck & Bus UK and I’m very much looking forward to once again meeting with customers, the dealer network and the team.”