Robert Veit is to take over the reins as managing director of Mercedes-Benz Vans UK from 1 May. He is currently vice-president and managing director sales and marketing of Mercedes-Benz Vans USA.
Veit started his career in 1995 as a member of the management trainee group at Mercedes-Benz AG. In the following years, he worked in different positions within the R&D department of the passenger cars division. In 2000, Robert moved to Dubai to take over the role as regional sales manager for commercial vehicles. He then held positions with the company in Russia, South Korea and China before moving to his current position in the USA, where he built up a new sales and marketing organisation in Atlanta.
He succeeds Steve Bridge who is now managing director at eStar Truck and Van, a Mercedes-Benz dealership group.