IVECO announced today the appointment of Thomas Hilse as IVECO Brand President. In this role, effective from November 1st, Thomas Hilse will take on global product management, sales, marketing and network development responsibility for the IVECO Brand, tasked with building on the brand’s position and expanding its presence in the world markets. He will be based in Turin, Italy.
Gerrit Marx, President Commercial and Specialty Vehicles, commented: “We are very pleased to welcome Thomas into our organisation. He joins us at a momentous time in our history, when we have just launched our new Daily light commercial vehicle range and the IVECO Way range with the new IVECO S-WAY heavy-duty truck, and introduced significant advances in digitalization and servitization in our offering. Thomas brings a very strong track record in the commercial vehicles business and vast international management experience, which will be valuable in steering the future success of the IVECO brand around the world.”
Thomas brings a very strong track record with 22 years of experience gained in the Truck, Bus & Commercial Vehicles Industry through various international management positions for different brands in Europe, NAFTA, Latin America and South-East Asia. His roles have covered all aspects of the business, from Sales and Business Development, to Customer Service and Product Planning, reaching the position of CEO. He studied Mechanical Engineering and Business Administration, and holds an M.A. in International Relations.