Simon Elliot has been appointed as managing director of MAN Truck & Bus UK. He starts his new role on 8th September. The move follows the decision by former managing director Des Evans to stand down last month due to ill health.
For the past three years, Elliot has acted as the managing director for Volkswagen group Ireland, he was responsible for Volkswagen cars and commercial vehicles, Audi, Skoda and SEAT. Prior to this he was also managing director of Volkswagen commercial vehicles in the UK and has also held senior roles with Daimler Chrysler and Toyota.