Bryan Sitko has been appointed managing director of Leyland Trucks, the subsidiary of PACCAR Inc whose factory in Leyland, Lancashire, is the only volume truck maker in the UK.
He suceeds Ron Augustyn who is returning to the US to take up another role with PACCAR.
Sitko has spent 16 years at PACCAR both in North America and Europe, most recently as operations director for PACCAR Parts Europe based in Eindhoven.
"This is a great opportunity and I am very much looking forward to working with the tremendous team at Leyland Trucks to build on the excellence this operation is known for," he said.
“I’m looking forward to bringing my experience in supply chain management to play in an assembly environment”.