He was a member of the small team masterminding the introduction over the past two years of Scania’s “new generation” truck range.His move back to the top post in the UK is seen as recognition that this was a job well done.His departure this month follows the shock announcement of a £327 million loss in the year to 31 March 2018.But Mr O’Toole is understood to be continuing to draw his salary, put at around £1.26 million a year, until the end of September.PEOPLE NEWS JUNE 2018 THINK OF COMMERCIAL VEHICLE ENGINEER FIRST. Here's the headline news on road transport people and job changes.For the latest full stories subscribe or log in to the current edition For the latest job vacancies, click on JOBS.JUNE 2018 Scania’s wholly-owned UK subsidiary is to have a new boss within the next few months.
Two years ago Mr Hay was promoted to truck sales vice president for Scania’s entire global activities, based in Sweden.
Göran Nyberg has quit as president of Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA) following his surprise appointment as MAN Truck & Bus executive board member responsible for sales and marketing.
The terms of his employment contract with Volvo Group mean he is unable to start in the new job, based at MAN’s Munich, Germany head office until 16 September.
He starts the new job on 1 September, taking over from Claes Jacobsson who is returning to his native Sweden, to the Scania head office in Södertälje near Stockholm and a new post, details of which were unclear as was finalised this month.
Mr Jacobsson, 60, has worked for Scania for 19 years, joining the company in Sweden in April 1999 as head of what then was a fledgling financial services division.