Pietro Zollino replaced Stefan Klatt as Head of Corporate Communications and Public Affairs at MAN Truck & Bus SE as of September 1, 2020
Pietro Zollino (53) took over as Head of Corporate Communications and Public Affairs at MAN Truck & Bus as of September 1, 2020. Zollino’s most recent role was Executive Vice President Communications for Volkswagen Group of America.
Zollino began his professional career as an automotive journalist and Head of the Test and Service department at Motor Presse Stuttgart. In 2002, he moved to Mercedes-Benz Cars, taking over as Manager Global Communications. Zollino has a degree in physics and trained as a journalist. From 2012 on, he worked for Volkswagen, first as Head of Product, Technology and Classic Communications for the VW brand, then as Head of Communications Digitalization and Innovation for the Volkswagen Group.
In 2016, Zollino moved to Herndon, Virginia, to work as the Chief Communications Officer North American Region (US, Canada, and Mexico) for the Volkswagen brand. From 2017 onward, he was also responsible for the entirety of Volkswagen communications in the US in his role as the Executive Vice President Communications for Volkswagen Group of America.
Stefan Klatt, who had been Head of Corporate Communications and Public Affairs at MAN Truck & Bus since 2015, will take over MAN SE’s Corporate Responsibility (CR) function.
“On behalf of the entire Executive Board, I would like to thank Stefan Klatt for his hard work and immense dedication. We wish him every success in his new role. We also wish Pietro Zollino, his successor, all the best as he takes on this new challenge. An experienced communications manager, he will strengthen our team further,” says Dr. Andreas Tostmann, Chief Executive Officer of MAN Truck & Bus SE.