Scania strengthens digitalisation area

Mikael Cato, will take up the position of Chief Digital Officer on 15 May 2017. He will report to Scania’s President and CEO, Henrik Henriksson.

“The digitalisation of Scania is delivering results and is now on the way to becoming one of our main processes and will be a success factor in our efforts to make continuous improvements in all areas of our business. Mikael Cato’s role as Chief Digital Officer will be to develop, accelerate and coordinate our digital transformation,” says Henriksson.

Mikael Cato, born in 1972, has worked at the management and ITconsulting company Acando since 2014, where he a member of the Group Management team as head of Area Digital. Since 1998, he has held various management positions in digital business development and technology at Connecta, Valtech and Cybercom.

"I am looking forward to the assignment. It will be very exciting towork with digitalisation at Scania, which operates in an industry characterised by great change and where digitalisation is a vital issue," says Mikael Cato.

For further information, please contact Hans-Åke Danielsson, Press Manager, tel. +46 8 553 856 62.

Scania is a world leading provider of transport solutions. Together with our partners and customers we are driving the shift towards a sustainable transport system. In 2016, we delivered 73,100 trucks, 8,300 buses as well as 7,800 industrial and marine engines to our customers. Net sales totalled nearly SEK 104 billion, of which about 20 percent were services-related. Founded in 1891, Scania now operates in more than 100 countries and employs some 46,000 people. Research and development are concentrated in Sweden, with branches in Brazil and India. Production takes place in Europe, Latin America and Asia, with regional production centres in Africa, Asia and Eurasia. Scania is part of Volkswagen Truck & Bus GmbH. For more information visit