New Managing Director at DAF Trucks in the UK

    David J. Kiss is to be appointed Managing Director at DAF Trucks in the UK following the departure of Laurence Drake who has decided to pursue a career away from the company.

    In his new position, David will report to Richard Zink, Director Marketing & Sales, at DAF Trucks headquarters in Eindhoven.

    David has already enjoyed a successful career with PACCAR Inc. (DAF Trucks’ parent company) for over 16 years, most recently occupying the position of Sales Director PACCAR Parts Europe.

    Previously, he was Managing Director at DAF Hungary and the company-owned dealer Hungarotruck for a period of three years. He has enjoyed increasing responsibilities in roles with DAF Trucks, PACCAR Parts and Peterbilt having been based in Hungary, the UK, the USA and The Netherlands.

    David graduated from the International Business School in Budapest (BA Business Studies) and in 2022 he earned his Executive MBA degree at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam.

    DAF Trucks places on record its gratitude to Laurence Drake for his many years in helping DAF Trucks grow in the UK, while offering David its very best wishes in his new role.