Volkswagen UK make senior hire

Employment & Skills | South East | Transport & Distribution

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles’ Head of Fleet, David Hanna, is to take on a new role in the brand as Head of Service and Parts. He replaces Trevor Hodgson-Phillips who left the brand at the end of March to take on a new role in Volkswagen Group sister brand Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S.

Hanna’s first role in the Volkswagen Group was with Audi UK; he joined Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles in October 2017. Prior to starting at Audi in 2014, he worked at Nissan where he held roles covering both cars, electric vehicles and light commercial vehicles within product marketing, planning and fleet sales, and he has also worked for Mitsubishi UK.

In his new role, Hanna will be responsible for defining and delivering all aftersales programmes and standards, as well as for customer quality and people development.

Commenting on his appointment, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Director, Carl zu Dohna, said: ‘Since joining the brand, David has become an integral part of the management team and played a key role in the transformation of the fleet strategy. He has also been instrumental in driving forward the brand’s electric vehicle strategy. I look forward to seeing David use his breadth of knowledge to deliver success in his new role.’

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