New President of Volvo Trucks North American Sales & Marketing Named

September 10, 2012

Goran Nyberg, who's been heading up Volvo operations in the UK, has been appointed president of North American Sales & Marketing, stepping into the shoes filled for less than a year by Ron Huibers.

Nyberg, new president of Volvo Trucks North American Sales & Marketing.

Nyberg will be responsible for all of the Volvo brand's commercial truck activities in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. He takes over Oct. 1.

Nyberg has more than 20 years of industry experience and has been with the Volvo Group since 2003, most recently as managing director for Volvo Group UK Limited, the Volvo Trucks sales & marketing division in the United Kingdom. He has served in several senior management, distribution and sales positions around the world.

Nyberg will be based at the company's North American headquarters in Greensboro, N.C.

Nyberg will report to Dennis Slagle, Volvo Group executive vice president for Trucks Sales & Marketing Americas.

He succeeds Ron Huibers, who was recently appointed president of Volvo Penta Americas, which makes marine engines.