SDC Volvo FH Tractor pulling a car transporter trailer

SDC Trailers has appointed a former Schmitz Cargobull sales manager as its UK sales director.

David MacDonald joins SDC after 17 years with Schmitz, where he held a number of sales management roles covering the UK, Ireland and international markets.

SDC Trailers CEO Enda Cushnahan said: "SDC are delighted to bring on board someone with David’s level of expertise in the industry and in particular the UK market.

"David’s knowledge of engineering of trailers coupled with his sales experience will ensure he brings the most premium level of service to this role.”

MacDonald, who originally trained as a mechanical engineer, added: "I have been given a fantastic opportunity to work at SDC Trailers, a company that is already a major success in the transport industry.

"SDC have an experienced, knowledgeable and loyal team who I look forward to working with.

"I am excited to embark on this new role where I will strive to contribute to continued business development, using my knowledge of the product and of the industry.

"In my various sales management roles I have always put the customer first and I will continue to do that for SDC.”