Scania Commercial Vehicles India Pvt Ltd, a leading premium commercial vehicles and engines manufacturer, today announced the appointment of Mr Sunil Kumar Mittra as the Chairman of both the Boards for Industrial and Commercial operations.
Mr Mittra has a long standing relationship with Scania in India, having been a member of the board. During this time, he has been closely associated with the build -up of Scania India’s Industrial and sales teams and manufacturing infrastructure. Now, in his new role as Chairman of the Boards he will support the Industrial and Commercial teams with strategic advice to take the business to the next level of growth and ensure that India becomes a pillar of Scania’s Global Industrial system and a Leader in Sustainable Transport solutions for the Indian Market.
“We are pleased to have on-board Mr Mittra, an industry veteran, and we are confident that Scania India will benefit from his leadership and rich experience of the Indian business environment. India continues to be a high growth market for Scania and Mr Mittra’s appointment as Chairman of the Board will be a huge boost to us in helping us better understand Indian conditions. It will further strengthen our strategy and position Scania as the leading premium commercial vehicles company bringing world-class sustainable transport solutions to the market”, said Stefan Palskog, President, Scania India.
He further added, “To address the dual challenges of mobility and pollution, Scania is already leading the industry by piloting a bio fuel based project to showcase the benefits of converting ‘Local waste to Local Fuel for Local transport’ in India.”