DAF European Technician
of the year 2016

And the winner is........ Adam Baker, Chassis-Cab Truck Centre, Ipswich, United Kingdom

DAF European Technician of the Year

DAF organizes the European Technician of the Year competition to highlight the importance of professional workshop technicians.

Modern trucks are high-tech vehicles and a broad and in-depth technical knowledge is needed to be able to work on them. In addition, a technician is DAF’s business card in the dealer’s workshop and plays an important role when it comes to customer satisfaction. It's all about delivering service and quality, up to the smallest detail.

The competition
The competition consists of two parts. In the first year, participants in each country compete for the national title. The following year, the winners of the national events compete during the European final.

At the European final, which takes place at Headquarters in Eindhoven on April 6 and 7, the finalists demonstrate their theoretical and practical skills by solving malfunctions on engine and vehicle systems.

Have an impression of the European Technician of the Year event by watching the video's below: 

Short version

Long version

The finalists:

These were the nominees for 2016:
All nominees have the highest knowledge level: Master Technician.

Austria-Marin-Pavicic 

Name: Marin Pavicic
Dealer: Walter Aichwalder GmbH
Place: Klagenfurt
Country: Austria

Czech-Republic-Roman-Kugler 

Name: Roman Kugler   
Dealer: Truck Trade spol. s r.o.
Place: Modrice
Country: Czech Republic

rance-Florencio-Eloi 

Name: Zsolt Szata
Dealer: Pappas Auto Magyarország Kft.
Place: Pécs
Country: Hungary

Norway-Erling-Henriksen 

Name: Erling Henriksen 
Dealer: Team Verksted Sor A/S
Place: Kristiansand
Country: Norway 

Denmark-Mike-Christensen  

Name: Mike Christensen
Dealer: ESA Trucks Padborg A/S
Place: Padborg
Country: Denmark

Rumania-Ionut-Nita  

Name: Lucian-Ionut Nita
Dealer: S.C. EVW HOLDING SRL
Place: Bucuresti
Country: Rumania

 

Belgium-Christophe-Smiedts 

Name: Christophe Smiedts
Dealer: Truck Trading Antwerpen
Place: Wijnegem
Country: Belgium

Netherlands-John-Wammes 

Name: Florent Eloi
Dealer: SOVIA S.A.S.
Place: Bordeaux
Country: France

Italy-Alessandro-Colombo 

Name: Alessandro Colombo
Dealer: Brazzarola Gianfranco
Place: Alonte
Country: Italy

Slovakia-Martin-Sako 

Name: Martin Sako
Dealer: D.I.L.A.N. Servis s.r.o.
Place: Senec
Country: Slovakia

Germany-Andre-Ritter  

Name: André Ritter
Dealer: TRUCK Vertriebs- und Service GmbH
Place: Westerkappeln
Country: Germany

Poland-Pawel-Parzer

Name: Pawel Parzer
Dealer: Firma Wanicki Sp. z o.o
Place: Krakow
Country: Poland

Austria-Marin-Pavicic

Name: Ivan (Manuel) Grela
Dealer: Talleres Cholo, S.L.
Place: Santiago de C.
Country: Spain

Switzerland-Stephan-Rettenmund

Name: Stephan Rettenmund
Dealer: Graf Nutzfahrzeug AG
Place: Hunzenschwil
Country: Switzerland

United-Kingdom-Adam-Baker

Name: Adam Baker

Dealer: Chassis-Cab Truck Centre
Place: Ipswich
Country: United Kingdom

Spain-Ivan-Grela 

Name: John Wammes
Dealer: Van Tilburg-Bastianen DAF B.V.
Place: Vianen
Country: Netherlands

Share this page

We invite you to share this page.

This website uses cookies

DAF uses cookies to improve the functionality of this website and to provide you with the best service. We also use Google Analytics to anonymously analyse your visit to our website. DAF's cookies are absolutely safe, but you can always change the cookie settings in your browser at any time.