Ashok Leyland has announced the appointment of Sam Burman as Chief Technology Officer. As CTO, a new position in the Company, Mr Burman would be responsible for Product Development, Advanced Engineering and Product Planning functions. Prior to joining Ashok Leyland, Mr. Burman was with IVECO, Italy, as Senior Vice President for medium and heavy trucks.
Born in Sweden, Mr. Burman is a Mechanical Engineer with over 30 years of experience in the global truck and bus industry in various capacities across Europe, South America, China, Australia, South Africa and the USA. His long and fruitful association with Scania saw him handling different assignments across the globe.