Two new appointments for MAN Truck & Bus UK Ltd in Scotland’s Grampian, Highlands and Islands region
As part of the MAN Truck & Bus UK Direct Truck Sales team Andrew will have responsibility for selling the complete MAN Truck range including the light, medium and heavy duty trucks, from 7.5 to 44 tonnes, across the region.
Roger Turnbull, Head of Retail Truck Sales, MAN Truck & Bus UK Ltd, said: "We're delighted to welcome Andrew back into the MAN Truck & Bus UK fold. Andrew started his truck sales career with MAN in 1999 and after a seven year spell with another manufacturer he's now back and we're thrilled that he will be representing the brand once more.
"Over the years, with a clear and demonstrable understanding of both customer service and requirement, Andrew has gained the trust of hundreds of customers. This professional customer first approach will serve him well in his new role."
Supporting MAN Truck & Bus franchised dealerships Elgin Truck & Van Centre Ltd, Elgin, Morayshire and Norscot Truck & Van Ltd, Aberdeen, Andrew's new role is field based.
"It's great to be back with MAN and to be given the opportunity to serve the brand once again throughout the region." Commented Andrew, MAN Truck & Bus UK, Area Truck Sales Manager, Grampian, Highlands and Islands regions. "Customers constantly tell me how good the MAN range is, from the 7.5 ton TGL through to the 44 ton TGX and beyond, so when the job opportunity arose it was an easy and natural decision."
"I look forward to meeting with customers, promoting the MAN brand once more, and extolling the many values they offer. It will also be nice to meet with old colleagues across the MAN network, some I've known for over three decades."
Joining Andrew at MAN Truck & Bus UK is Calum McDonald. Calum joins the MAN Direct Truck Sales team as a Truck Sales Executive representing the complete MAN light, medium and heavy truck range, from 7.5 to 44 tonnes, in the regions of Aberdeenshire and the Scottish Highlands.
Calum added, "This is a really exciting move for me and I'm looking forward to helping the MAN Truck brand gain a greater representation across the region. Like Andrew I've had many operators comment on how well the MAN trucks are performing in each sector and how focused the service and support is across the country. There is a real team ethos within the company which has been evident from day one."
Andrews's career with MAN dates back to 1990 when after completing his apprenticeship he worked as a fully qualified HGV mechanic in the family owned Aberdeen based MAN dealership, Rennie & Nicol Commercials Ltd. In 1999 he moved into MAN Truck Sales and was responsible for dedicated sales in the North East of Scotland. Between 2012 and July 2019 Andrew worked as Truck Sales Manager and Head of Truck Sales at Mercedes Caledonian Truck Sales and BLS respectively.
Calum's career in commercial vehicles started in 2014 when he joined TOM Vehicle Rental as an administration apprentice. In 2016 Calum took the opportunity to join the Truck Sales Trainee programme as part of the Caledonian Truck & Van Sales network. In 2017 he progressed into the role of Truck Sales Executive, a position he held until July 2019.