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Karin is new boss of Mercedes-Benz Trucks

Karin is new boss of Mercedes-Benz Trucks

NZ Truck & Driver News

 November 2020   

The male-dominant world of global truck company bosses has a new woman member – high-achieving Swede Karin Rådström taking over the management of Mercedes-Benz Trucks.

Rådström, who will take up her role as Daimler Truck’s board of management member responsible for M-B trucks on February 1, started as a trainee at Scania just 16 years ago.

Rådström graduated with a Master of Engineering in Industrial Management from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. 

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The male-dominant world of global truck company bosses has a new woman member – high-achieving Swede Karin Rådström taking over the management of Mercedes-Benz Trucks.
Rådström, who will take up her role as Daimler Truck’s board of management member responsible for M-B trucks on February 1, started as a trainee at Scania just 16 years ago.
Rådström graduated with a Master of Engineering in Industrial Management from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. 
Since 2007, she has held various managerial positions within Scania’s sales and service organisation including heading its bus and coach business and starting up its connected vehicle operation.
Most recently she has been responsible for sales and marketing at Scania as a member of its executive board. 
She succeeds Stefan Buchner, who retired in October, as head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks.  

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