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26 November 2001 13:09 CET

Scania Latin America appointments

Hans-Christer Holgersson, born 1953, will succeed to the post of President of Scania Latin America (SLA), with effect from 1 April 2002. He will also become Senior Vice President and member of Scania Group Management as of the same date.

Mats Gunnarsson, born 1967, Managing Director of Scania Luxembourg, will succeed Hans-Christer Holgersson as head of Scania’s commercial operations in Argentina and Managing Director of Scania Argentina.

Anders Nielsen, born 1962, head of Scania Cabs, Oskarshamn, Sweden, will succeed to the post of Technical Director of Scania Latin America with effect from 1 August 2002.

Arne Carlsson, born 1943, acting President of Scania Latin America will resume his position as Technical Director until 1 August 2002, when Anders Nielsen succeeds him. As of this date, Arne Carlsson will act as Senior Advisor to the SLA Executive Council until his retirement in December 2002.

Pictures of the new executives of Scania Latin America are available at the homepage services/information library.

Scania Latin America is responsible for the management and co-ordination of Scania’s Latin American production units, as well as its sales and service companies. The Scania Latin America organisation includes the following distribution and production units:

Sales and service companies
Scania Brasil, São Paulo
Scania Argentina, Buenos Aires,
Scania Mexico, Mexico City
Scania Chile, Santiago
Scania Peru, Lima
Scania Venezuela, Caracas

Production units
Scania Production São Paulo, Brazil
Scania Production Tucumán, Argentina
Scania Production San Luis Potosí, Mexico

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For further information, please contact Hans-Åke Danielsson, tel. +46 8 553 856 62 e-mail