Peter Voorhoeve has been appointed president of Volvo Trucks North America, succeeding Göran Nyberg who left the company in April.
After Nyberg's departure, Per Carlsson took over as interim company president and will continue in that role until Sept. 1. Voorhoeve has been the president and CEO of Volvo Group Australia since 2013 and has held several senior management position in the areas of aftermarket support, supply chain management, and parts logistics during his nearly 20 years with the Volvo Group.
Voorhoeve is from the Netherlands and holds a master 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.
“Peter Voorhoeve is a dynamic leader with a proven track record of success,” said Nilsson. “His drive and intense focus on customer satisfaction will help us build on the success of the exciting new products and services we’ve recently introduced to the important North American market.”