CHANGES IN BUS MANAGEMENT AT MAN TRUCK & BUS
Since the beginning of this year, Rudi Kuchta (52) has been appointed the Speaker Business Area Bus and Münür Yavuz the Head of Bus Production at MAN Truck & Bus AG. Kuchta takes on this role in addition to his position as Head of Product & Sales Bus. Similarly, Münür Yavuz (53) has also held a new position as Head of Production Bus since the beginning of the year – this in addition to his role as CEO of MAN Türkiye A.Ş.
Kuchta and Yavuz follow Michael Kobriger (47), who took on the responsibility for Production & Logistics in the Executive Board at MAN Truck & Bus AG on 1 December 2018. Rudi Kuchta has been Head of International Bus Sales for the MAN and Neoplan brands since 2008. Prior to this, the bus expert held various managerial positions at Neoplan in the exports division, before he became managing director of the NeoMAN organisation in France.
His new position as Head of Production Bus means that Münür Yavuz, who has been CEO at MAN Türkiye A.Ş since 2009, is now also responsible for bus factories in Poland and South Africa in addition to the plant in Ankara. He now also oversees central functions within bus production meaning that subjects such as logistics and quality are also within his remit. After his engineering degree, Yavuz worked at various automotive and commercial vehicle manufacturers before becoming CEO and plant manager at MAN Türkiye A.Ş.