President and Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Board of Directors
Appointed to the Board: October 2012
As CEO of MAN, Mr Samuelsson initiated a broad restructuring of the group that resulted in an enhanced and more efficient organisation with a more focused product portfolio.
Companies worked for:
Scania, Man AG, Volvo Cars, Scandia
Concurrent Director’s responsibilities:
Board member of Teknikföretagen
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.