Jeff Lester Photo: Volvo Trucks North America

Jeff Lester Photo: Volvo Trucks North America

Volvo Trucks North America has named Jeff Lester senior vice president of sales, a newly created position within the company, effective Aug. 1.

In this position he will lead the OE's North American regional sales organization, working closely with the regional vice presidents.

“Jeff has successfully served in various management roles at Volvo and has a longstanding career in the trucking industry,” said Gӧran Nyberg, president, Volvo Trucks North America. “I’m pleased to welcome him to this new role.”

Lester joined Volvo Trucks North America in 1999 and has more than 30 years of experience in the trucking industry, most recently serving as the Southeast regional vice president. He has been involved in the Mid-Atlantic Professional Truck Drivers Association and is a member of several industry state trucking associations.