Karin Radstrom today became a member of the Daimler Truck AG management board, responsible for Mercedes-Benz Trucks.

Most recently she headed sales and marketing at Scania as a member of the executive board.

“We are very pleased to welcome Karin to our global leadership team. She has a wealth of international experience in the commercial vehicles industry and a proven track record in shaping a customer focused sales organisation and brand experience,” said chairman Martin Daum.

Sweden-born Radstrom started at Scania as a trainee in 2004 after graduating with a master of engineering in industrial management from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.

Since 2007, she held various managerial positions within Scania’s sales and service organisation including head of the company’s bus and coach business as well as starting up the connected vehicle business.

Radstrom succeeded Stefan Buchner, who retired in October 2020.