President and CEO

Håkan Samuelsson

Born: 1951

Birthplace: Sweden

Successful restructuring that resulted in more focused product portfolio, better efficiency.

Companies worked for:
Scania, Man AG, Volvo Cars, Scandia

Concurrent Director’s responsibilities:
Board member of Teknikföretagen

Professional experience:
2005 – 2009 Chairman and CEO, MAN AG
2000 – 2005 Chairman and CEO, MAN Nutzfahrzeuge AG, Executive Board Member, MAN AG 
1996 – 2000 Executive Board Member Development/Production, Scania Group
1993 – 1996 Industrial Director, Scania Group
1988 – 1993 Director Powertrain, Scania Group
1987 – 1988 Head of Engine Development, Scania Group
1977 – 1987 Various Technical Management Positions, Scania Group

Håkan Samuelsson started his professional career in 1977 at Scania, where he stayed for more than 20 years. Mr Samuelsson held leading positions within Scania’s technical division before he joined the executive board in 1996. He brought his vast truck experience from Scania to MAN in 2000, when he became head of MAN Nutzfahrzeuge, a subsidiary of MAN AG. When he became CEO of MAN in 2005, he initiated a broad restructuring of the group that resulted in an enhanced and more efficient organisation with a more focused product portfolio. Mr Samuelsson has worked in Latin America and across Europe.

Executive Management Team