Rådström most recently has been responsible for sale and marketing at Scania a member of the executive board has also taken up a position as a Member of the Board of Management Daimler Truck AG. Daimler Truck AG is the division responsible for the production of Mercedes-Benz Trucks. Rådström succeeds Stefan Buchner, who retired in October 2020.
This goes a long way to confirm that what a man can do, a woman can do better. According to Martin Daum, Chairman of the Board of Management Daimler Truck AG and member of the board of Management of Daimler AG, He said “We are very pleased to welcome Karin to our global leadership team. She has a wealth of international experience in the commercial vehicles industry and a proven track record in shaping a customer-focused sales organization and brand experience”.
Biography of Rådström
Rådström is a Sweden-born who started at Scania as a trainee in 2004 after graduating with a Master of Engineering in Industrial Management from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.
Since 2007, she has held various managerial positions within Scania sales and service organization including the Head of the company’s bus and coach business as well as starting up the connected vehicle business.