Vincente Connolly has been appointed to the position of UK Sales Director for Scania (Great Britain) Limited with immediate effect. In his new role, Vincente takes overall responsibility for the sales of all new Scania trucks, buses, coaches and industrial and marine engines within the United Kingdom.
Vincente brings to Scania more than 25 years experience within the commercial vehicle industry. Beginning his career as a Technician, he has held a number of senior roles within the Mercedes-Benz organisation, working both at dealer and manufacturer level. Prior to joining Scania, he was Regional Director for DAF dealer, Imperial Commercials.
"Scania is one of the world's most respected automotive brands and I am delighted to have been given the opportunity to lead the organisation's UK Sales team," comments Vincente. "Scania is well established in each of its sectors with products which are renowned for their quality, performance, cost-effectiveness and low environmental impact. The company's focus on sustainability makes its offer more attractive than ever, and I look forward to working with our retail and fleets sales teams as we assist and enable our customers make the transition to more sustainable transport solutions."
Martin Hay, Managing Director for Scania (Great Britain) Limited, adds: "Over the course of his career Vincente has gained experience in both internal and customer-facing roles. His in-depth knowledge of the industry spans sales and aftersales, making him ideally suited for the pivotal role of UK Sales Director within our organisation. On behalf of all at Scania, I wish him every success in his career with us."