• Anders Nielsen (53) takes over the lead for Research and Development from Lars Stenqvist
  • Matthias Gründler (50), CFO of Volkswagen Truck & Bus GmbH, takes over additional responsibility for Business Development

Braunschweig, April 06, 2016 – The governing body of Volkswagen Truck & Bus GmbH is being reorganized.

Anders Nielsen will take over the management of Research and Development, coordinating the cooperation of the MAN, Scania and Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus brands in this area with immediate effect.

Lars Stenqvist, who has held this position up until now, will leave Volkswagen Truck & Bus GmbH.

Matthias Gründler, who has been CFO of Volkswagen Truck & Bus GmbH since September 2015, will take over the company's Business Development from Anders Nielsen from now in addition to his existing managerial role.

The management of Volkswagen Truck & Bus GmbH will now be made up as follows:
Andreas Renschler, CEO, Matthias Gründler, CFO and Head of Business Development, Antonio Roberto Cortes, CEO of MAN Latin America, Joachim Drees, CEO of MAN Truck & Bus and Henrik Henriksson, CEO of Scania. In addition, there are the heads of the cross-divisional functions who are part of the management team: Ulf Berkenhagen, Procurement, Josef Schelchshorn, Human Resources, and Anders Nielsen, Research and Development.


Volkswagen Truck & Bus GmbH is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Volkswagen AG and is a global leader in commercial vehicles with its MAN, Scania and Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus brands. In 2016, the brands of Volkswagen Truck & Bus sold a total of 184,000 vehicles. Its product range includes light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks as well as vans and buses that are manufactured at 25 sites in 17 countries. As of December 31, 2016, the company employed 77,000 people at all commercial vehicle brands worldwide. The Group is committed to driving transportation to the next level — in terms of products, services and as a partner for its customers.