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Scania Appoints President of U.S. Operations


Sweden-based Scania has appointed Jorg Franzke president of Scania U.S.A.

Formerly head of Scania’s power solutions business in Germany, Franzke now oversees Scania’s U.S. operations, the engine manufacturer said in a statement. Franzke succeeds Håkan Sterner, who returns to Sweden after five years at Scania U.S.A.

Franzke, who has been with Scania for 27 years, will relocate to San Antonio, where Scania U.S.A. headquarters is located.



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