MAN Truck & Bus UK has appointed Tracey Perry as sales director of its truck, bus and coach division.
Perry, who takes up her new role on 1 July, succeeds Matt Squires, who has taken on the new position of operations director for MAN Truck & Bus in Hong Kong.
In her new post, Perry, who joined MAN Truck & Bus UK in the role of head of van in 2021, will bring her extensive experience in the automotive industry, which includes roles within both the network and OEM.
Stefan Thyssen, MAN Truck & Bus UK managing director, said: “We are delighted to have appointed Tracey to lead the MAN Truck & Bus UK Truck, Bus and Coach sales teams.
“Tracey has extensive experience in the automotive sector and offers a wealth of experience and knowledge of the commercial vehicle industry, which will continue to prove a huge asset to the company.
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“Since joining MAN Truck & Bus UK Ltd in October 2021, Tracey has successfully led the UK van team, helped developed our strategy for sustainable volume and been instrumental in our customer-first focus whilst working with some of the largest fleets in the country.”
He added: "I would also like to thank Matt who has made a huge impact on the MAN Truck & Bus UK business over the last 27 years. He has shown great commitment to both the brand, steered and developed the team and helped further expanded and strengthened our customer relationships. We all wish him great success in his new position.”
Perry said: “I’m really looking forward to my new role within the MAN Truck & Bus UK Truck, Bus and Coach sales team, and with them helping to shape the future of the MAN Truck business, meeting with customers to talk about our award-winning products and how these can make positive contributions to their businesses.
“As a vehicle manufacturer, with truck products spanning the 7.5 to 250 tonne categories, MAN has a compelling range of robust and cost effective vehicles. I’ve witnessed the range appeal to more and more customers, both family owned businesses and larger blue-chip Public Limited companies. I can’t wait to be a part of it.”
She concluded, “I’d also like to thank the MAN Truck & Bus UK Van team for their hard work, professionalism and dedication and, at the same time, thank the MAN Truck & Bus Van customers for their ongoing business and friendships."