Karima joins the company’s Executive Team on 1 September 2021 from her current role as IT & Operations Director at Volvo Car Financial Services UK Limited.
Karima’s responsibility will be to lead the transformation and development of Scania’s UK business in line with the company’s vision to drive the shift to more sustainable transport solutions that are better for business, society and the environment.
This will influence the way in which Scania develops its dealer network, its property portfolio, its internal processes and other facets of the company’s activities over the coming years.
Commenting on the appointment, Scania (Great Britain) Limited Managing Director, James Armstrong, says, “Karima brings with her a wealth of technical as well as industry sector experience.
“In addition to her work at Volvo, Karima has implemented several pan-European solutions and business change for major OEM and captive finance clients, including Volkswagen and Mercedes-Benz.
“On behalf of the entire Scania UK team, I am delighted to welcome Karima into the Scania family and wish her every success in this new and exciting role.”
Karima Haji says, “I am delighted to be joining Scania. It is a fantastic opportunity for me to be a part of a successful and well respected global brand that is truly focused on the future – with sustainability at its heart.
“I am looking forward to leading this area of the business and working with my new team to help drive the change that will support Scania GB’s sustainable strategy over the coming years.”