MAN Truck & Bus UK Ltd has announced the appointment of its new UK Head of International Key Accounts and Special Products, Neil Hincks. Neil starts his new role on the 1st of June and is responsible for guiding and leading MAN UK’s Truck International Key Accounts and Special Products team.

Tracey Perry, Sales Director MAN Truck & Bus UK, Truck, Bus and Coach products, said: “I’m delighted to announce Neil’s new position within the MAN business. Over the last 14 years working at MAN Neil has helped shape the MAN Truck & Bus direct truck sales function and with his proven track record, his progression will continue to bring a wealth of valuable experience to the business.

“We all look forward to welcoming Neil into his new position and wish him every success.”

With over 25 years of truck sales experience Neil has extensive knowledge in the commercial vehicle business, having worked for both Renault, between 1999 and 2004, and Mercedes-Benz, between 2004 and 2010, before joining MAN in 2010 as a Retail Sales Manager. In 2017 Neil joined the MAN Truck & Bus UK International Key Account function.

Commenting on his appointment, Neil Hincks, said: “MAN is widely known for its heritage, innovation, engineering and integrity. As we witness the introduction of electric vehicles and this exciting period of road transport transition, it’s my privilege to be asked to lead this fantastic company’s key account and special products division.

MAN Truck & Bus UK Ltd - Neil Hincks
MAN Truck & Bus UK Ltd appoints Neil Hincks as its new UK Head of International Key Accounts and Special Products.

“As a vehicle manufacturer, with Truck products spanning the 7.5 to 250-tonne categories, MAN trucks offer customers a compelling range of award-winning, cost-effective, business-focused and robust vehicles. In June we will showcase our eTruck in the UK which I know will be of huge interest to key account customers. We have some exciting times ahead.”

Neil replaces Ian Mclean who is retiring from the business after 28 years of service. Ian started his career at MAN Truck & Bus UK in 1996 as a Regional Sales Manager; in 2009 he became the Aftersales Director in the Midlands region and progressed through the company to become Head of Bus and Coach in 2013 and in 2014, taking on the responsibility of Head of Key Accounts and Special Products, a role he holds to this day.

Tracey added: “Naturally we would all like to thank Ian and wish him all the best in the future. Over the years Ian’s contribution has been huge and he will be missed by many, not only at MAN Truck & Bus UK but by customers and friends within the industry alike. Ian’s personality is infectious, his desire to succeed is commendable and over the years he has shown true dedication to the MAN Brand. I’ll personally miss working alongside Ian and the fun and success he has brought to the role and the MAN business.”