Text: Carlos Moura
Data: February 3, 2022
Soc. Comercial C. Santos appointed Ivo Pedro as commercial responsible for heavy vehicles, who is responsible for boosting the Mercedes-Benz truck business area of this historic German brand dealership.
Ivo Pedro is the new head of sales for heavy commercial vehicles at Sociedad Comercial C. Santos replacing Álvaro Cascata, who retired after a 40-year career in the automotive sector, 12 of which at the historic Mercedes-Benz dealership.
The new Mercedes-Benz Truck sales manager at Sociedade Comercial C. Santos already has 16 years of experience in the field of heavy vehicles. Graduated in Public Relations from Universidade Fernando Pessoa do Porto, Ivo Pedro started his career at Scania Portugal in 2005 as a salesman, having been area director between 2014 and 2020. came out to lead Mercedes-Benz Trucks sales at this historic dealership.
For the new heavy commercial manager of Sociedade Comercial C. Santos, the new role represents a new challenge and a privilege, since it is a company that, with 76 years of history, is one of the symbols of the automotive sector, while The brand usually occupies the top places in the sector in terms of technology and market share.
“The objective now is, working together with the team, to do everything so that the results accompany this greatness”, says Ivo Pedro.
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Sociedade Comercial C. Santos is the only authorized Mercedes-Benz Trucks dealer and workshop in the district of Porto. In addition to selling new and used vehicles, it provides official assistance to German brand vehicles. With the daily capacity to provide maintenance and repair services to 12 heavy vehicles a day, Sociedade Comercial C. Santos has the largest Mercedes-Benz Trucks workshop in Portugal at the Maia-Aeroporto facilities.