Chris Newitt replaces James Armstrong as MD of Scania UK

Will Shiers
September 28, 2022

Chris Newitt has been announced as the new MD of Scania UK.

Newitt, who has extensive expertise in the automotive business, recently spent more than six years as global performance director for Jaguar Land Rover.

He succeeds and will report into James Armstrong, who becomes executive regional director for Scania Europe North Region.

Newitt said: “Scania is known around the world for its brand heritage, innovation, and deep engineering integrity. It will be my privilege to lead this fantastic company in the UK through what continues to be the most testing time of our generation.

“Renowned for their passion and spirit, the people of Scania UK are the driving force behind its success. I couldn’t be more excited to join the team continuing to shape the future of this iconic company in the UK.”

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Will Shiers

Will has been the editor of Commercial Motor magazine since 2011 and is the UK jury member of the International Truck of the Year.

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