Anders Grundströmer has been appointed as the new Managing Director, Scania Commercial Vehicles India Ltd and Senior Vice President Scania Group. Anders Grundströmer is currently Executive Regional Director, Region Western and Southern Europe at Scania. He succeeds Henrik Fagrenius, currently Managing Director at Scania Commercial Vehicles India Ltd. Henrik has been appointed Executive Regional Director for the Southern Africa, Asia and Oceania (AAO) region and member of Scania Group Management, as from 1 February 2013.
“During his time at Scania, Anders Grundströmer has gained innumerable experience that makes him highly suited to take over as Managing Director of Scania Commercial Vehicles India. He takes over from Henrik Fagrenius who has successfully transformed and grown Scania’s presence in India while maintaining the core values of the company,” says Martin Lundstedt, President and CEO, Scania.
“It is both an honor and a challenge to be provided with the prospect of leading Scania India operations,” says Anders Grundströmer. “Scania is a company with highly knowledgeable and committed employees, with a unique culture, and I am truly looking forward to take up the new role at Scania. The Indian market provides tremendous opportunities and I believe this will be a great opportunity for me and all members of the Scania team in the country.”
Anders Grundströmer is a Master of Business Management. After graduating in 1977, he started his career at SAAB – Car division and held several roles and responsibilities at various levels for over 15 years. In 1992 he joined Scania and was appointed Regional Sales Director Nordic and Eastern Region Europe in 1996. Anders took on the challenge to develop Scania distributorship concept in Europe as Managing Director Scania Czech Republic and Slovakia in 2000, and later as Managing Director of Scania in the Netherlands and the BeNeLux Business Unit between 2004 and 2008. He was appointed Executive Regional Director, Region Western and Southern Europe (WSE) in 2008, and as of 1 February, 2013 Mr Grundströmer will take up his new position as Managing Director Scania Commercial Vehicles India and Senior Vice President Scania Group.