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SwedCham APAC CEO Series

Christian Levin, President & CEO of Scania

& TRATON GROUP

10 June 2022

3pm - 4pm (GMT +8)

Event Details

SCCT is proud to announce that Mr. Christian Levin​, President & CEO of Scania​ and TRATON GROUP​, will meet our members to talk about Scania's presence and plans in Asia Pacific.

 

He is very dedicated to the CO2 reduction commitments that Scania and the industry have made and will talk about what Scania is doing in Asia to reach zero emissions. It is also well-known that Scania is building its third global production hub in Rugao in China and you will hear more on the background to that important investment.

 

Scania is very visible in many Asian markets and what is the secret behind the success so far?

 

Christian will also talk about the unique Scania modular production system and how it created value for customers.

 

Finally, he will also introduce the audience to the more "invisible" business area: Power Solutions.

AGENDA:

  • 3:00-3:05 pm: Welcome by​​ Fredrik Boye​, CEO of Swedish Chamber of Commerce Taipei

  • 3:05- 3:25 pm: Presentation by​​​​ Mr Christian Levin​, President & CEO of Scania​ and TRATON GROUP​

  • 3:25-4:00 pm: Conversation between Mr Christian Levin and Ms Reema Bhattacharya​​, Head of Asia Risk Insight at Verisk Maplecroft​.

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Mr. Christian Levin joined Scania in 1994, the same year as he obtained his Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He commenced his career at Scania as a marketing trainee and took up his first management position in 1997. In 2001 he became Director of Product Marketing and in 2005 he took the position as Managing Director, Scania Schweiz AG. Christian Levin has also been managing Director of Italscania S.p.A. In 2010, he was appointed Executive Vice President and Head of Commercial Operations. In 2016, Christian Levin was appointed Executive Vice President, Head of Sales and Marketing. In January 2019, he took up the position as Chief Operating Officer at TRATON GROUP and was also appointed as member of the Executive Board of TRATON SE. As from May 2021 Christian Levin is President and CEO of Scania and as of October 2021 he is CEO of TRATON SE.

Member of the Swedish government’s Electrification Commission and Stockholm Chamber of Commerce.

Other directorships: Chairman of the Supervisory Board MAN Truck & Bus SE. Board member of Navistar LLC, Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus, Association of Swedish Engineering Industries and the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH).

Ms Reema Bhattacharya is a Senior Analyst in Control Risks' Singapore office. She plays a key role in expanding the firm's services in the Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) risk space and works alongside clients to strengthen their in-house ESG processes.

Ms Bhattacharya has significant experience in macro and sector-specific political risk assessments, public policy advisory, stakeholder mapping and engagement. She also advises clients on critical political, regulatory risks that may affect their operations and exposure to regulatory enforcement in Asia.

She is a spokesperson for Control Risks in the Asia Pacific, speaking regularly at events and in the media and frequently writing on ESG, business and broader political-economic trends in APAC. She has advanced degrees in politics, media and business law.

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