Hanna earns Volkswagen UK promotion

Volkswagen UK has appointed David Hanna as head of network sales.

He will replace James Douglas on 1 September 2023.

Hanna beganhis career with Volkswagen Group UK in 2014 as the national fleet sales manager for Audi, before joining Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles in 2017. He subsequently held the positions of head of fleet, head of aftersales and head of sales operations, before taking on the important business transformation role of head of direct sales.

Over the past five years at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles he has contributed to strong commercial results as well as driving forwards important new business projects.

Hanna said: “Volkswagen is at a transformative stage in its history, firmly on its way to an electric future with the ever-growing ID. range of battery electric vehicles, as well as adapting to rapidly evolving customer expectations. I am confident that our retailers will continue to deliver high performance and brilliant customer focus. I can’t wait to work with them.”

Rod McLeod, director of Volkswagen UK, said: “I am really pleased to welcome David to Volkswagen, and am looking forward to the knowledge and insight he will bring to the Head of Network Sales role from his varied career to date. He will be a great addition not only to the leadership team at our headquarters, but also to our fantastic retail network.”