Dennis Slagle, 53, has more than 25 years of experience in the construction equipment industry – where Mack holds a very strong position – including a period as President of VCE's largest dealer in the US.
“Trucks for the construction industry are a major part of Mack’s core business, and Dennis Slagle’s unique background within the industry will be a great advantage for the company in the future,” says Volvo CEO Leif Johansson.
Vikner will remain a member of the Group Executive Committee through July this year. Concurrent with leaving his position as President and CEO, Vikner will take over as Vice Chairman of Mack Trucks. He will also continue to work for the Volvo Group in the US in the role of advisor on public affairs issues.
January 15, 2008
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