Toni brings extensive experience to her new position, having worked in the automotive sector for over 20 years in both network and OEM roles. She has successfully led teams in Retail and SME, and also managed the supply and accounts of major commercial fleets in the UK.
Toni’s career journey includes working for Reg Vardy PLC between 1998 and 2006, then joining Fiat UK as a National Account Manager in 2008. Later, she joined Renault before moving to Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles UK in 2015 as a Key Account Manager. Toni joined MAN Truck & Bus UK in January 2022 as the Head of Van Sales for the Northern region.
Stefan Thyssen, Managing Director of MAN Truck & Bus UK Ltd, expressed excitement about Toni’s appointment, stating that her vast experience and knowledge of the commercial vehicle industry will be a significant asset to the company. He also thanked Tracey Perry for her impactful contribution to the MAN Truck & Bus UK Van business and wished her success in her new role.
Toni Ward expressed her delight at leading the Van division and further advancing her career with the MAN brand. She praised the company’s award-winning, cost-effective, and robust vehicles, particularly the MAN TGE, which has gained popularity among a wide range of customers, from owner-operators to large blue-chip companies.
Toni Ward assumes her new position immediately, ready to lead the MAN Truck & Bus UK Van team with the support of the dedicated TGE team and the commercial vehicle dealer network.