Clare Booth has been appointed Human Resources Director for Scania (Great Britain) Limited. She previously held a HR role at Mercedes-Benz Cars UK
She takes overall responsibility for Scania’s UK HR function, which supports the company’s 1500+ staff at its Milton Keynes Support centre and nationwide network of commercial vehicle service centres.
Commenting upon the appointment, Scania (Great Britain) Limited Managing Director Martin Hay says, “Clare has many years of experience in HR. Her knowledge of the important and ever-changing HR industry, hand in hand with her experience in the automotive sector, is sure to benefit us greatly.
“From my point-of-view, our HR and people agenda has never been more important than right now. On behalf of the entire Scania UK team, I wish Clare every success in her new role and career with us.”
Clare Booth adds: “I am delighted and proud to be joining such a highly respected, premium brand as Scania.
“I am also very much looking forward to working with the team here as we shape the employee journey by transforming this important area of our business and embedding a HR strategy and an employee experience that puts people at the forefront of everything we do.”
Scania, a part of TRATON SE, is a world-leading provider of transport solutions. Operating in more than 100 countries worldwide and employing 52,100 people, Scania delivered 88,000 trucks, 8,500 buses and coaches, and 12,800 industrial and marine engines in 2018. Net sales totalled more than SEK 137 billion, of which about 20 percent were services-related.
In the UK, Scania is a major supplier of trucks, buses, coaches and engines for industrial and marine applications. Additionally, the company provides a wide range of complementary and ancillary services in support of its products and customers through its 86-strong network of service centres. In 2019, Scania’s share of the UK heavy truck market was 23.5% and its combined bus and coach market share amounted to 11.5%.