MAN appoints new managing director for Middle East

Franz Freiherr von Redwitz has been appointed as managing director of MAN Truck & Bus Middle East

MAN Truck & Bus Middle East has appointed Franz Freiherr von Redwitz as its new managing director.

Von Redwitz has been working within MAN Group for 16 years, and has fulfilled a number of sales management roles within the bus and coach segments.

The MAN veteran also has experience of the Middle East market, having played a leading role in the delivery of 400 buses to Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in 2008.

“I am very excited to be joining the Middle East operation, which has seen steady growth over the years to emerge as one of the key regions within the MAN Group,” said von Redwitz.

“My goal is to reinforce our focus on customer orientation, world-class aftersales services, and technology development, to maintain our leadership in the Middle East commercial vehicles market,” he explained.

Most recently, von Redwitz was based in Munich, Germany, as head of product marketing for MAN’s bus and coach lines. In this role, he oversaw the development of the MAN Lion’s City GL CNG model, which was awarded Bus of the Year 2015.

Commenting on his upcoming appointment, von Redwitz added: “I look forward to working with our valued distributors and our partners to build on MAN’s success and to continue delivering premium-quality products and reliable services to our end customers.”

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