Volvo names new president
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Peter Voorhoeve, the president and CEO of Volvo Group Australia, has been tapped to serve as president of Volvo Trucks North America, effective Sept. 1. He succeeds Goran Nyberg who left for a role with Europe’s MAN Truck and Bus. Per Carlsson continues to serve as acting president until the transition.
Voorhoeve has led Volvo Group Australia since 2013, after serving senior roles in aftermarket support, supply chain management, and parts logistics during nearly 20 years with the Volvo Group.
Originally from the Netherlands, he has a masters of science degree in industrial engineering and management science from the University of Technology in Eindhoven. He will be headquartered in Greensboro, N.C., and will report to Volvo Trucks President Claes Nilsson.
Have your say
This is a moderated forum. Comments will no longer be published unless they are accompanied by a first and last name and a verifiable email address. (Today's Trucking will not publish or share the email address.) Profane language and content deemed to be libelous, racist, or threatening in nature will not be published under any circumstances.