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Volvo Penta Appoints New Director of Sales/Applications and Marketing

Clint Moore, President and CEO of Volvo Penta of the Americas, Inc., is pleased to announce the appointment of Phil Gaynor to Director of Sales/Applications and Marketing.
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(Chesapeake, VA)  -  Clint Moore, President and CEO of Volvo Penta of the Americas, Inc., is pleased to announce the appointment of Phil Gaynor to Director of Sales/Applications and Marketing.  Gaynor brings over 25 years of valuable marine industry experience to his position and high level energy to the Volvo Penta team.

As Director of Sales/Applications and Marketing, Gaynor will oversee all aspects of Sales, Sales Applications and Marketing as well as Dealer Development for Marine Leisure, Marine Commercial and Industrial.

Prior to joining Volvo Penta, Gaynor served as the Marine/RV Business Manager at MotoTron Corporation (formerly a division of Brunswick Corporation), and previously directed the OEM rigging products group for Mercury Marine.  While at Mercury, Phil led the development of the SmartCraft® electronics initiative.  Earlier in his marine career, Gaynor spent time in product sales and support at Raytheon Marine and gained valuable dealer sales and store management experience at Bassett Boat Company in Connecticut.

“Phil brings a unique combination of skills and experiences to this most important of positions,”

said Moore. “His system knowledge coupled with his traditional hard product experience brings an important skill set to our business partners to help improve customer satisfaction and profitability.  We firmly believe successful companies of the future will deliver system solutions, not traditional hardware ones.  This will be the core of Phil’s challenge.  I am confident of his success in this transformative time.”

About Volvo Penta

Volvo Penta, with more than 5,000 dealers in over 130 countries, is a world-leading and global manufacturer of engines and complete power systems for both marine and industrial applications.  The engine program comprises diesel and gasoline engines with power outputs of between 10 and 2,000 hp.  Volvo Penta is part of the Volvo Group, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment, drive systems for marine and industrial applications and aerospace components and services.  The Group also provides complete solutions for financing and service.  For more information, please visit www.volvopenta.com.

About Volvo Group

The Volvo Group is one of the world's leading manufacturers of trucks, buses and construction equipment, drive systems for marine and industrial applications, aerospace components and services, and is the world's leading producer of heavy-diesel engines (9-16 liter).  The Group also provides complete solutions for financing and service.  The Volvo Group, which employs about 100,000 people, has production facilities in 19 countries and sells its products in more than 180 markets.  The Volvo Group is a publicly-held company headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden.  Volvo Shares are listed on OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm and are traded OTC in the U.S.

 

 

For additional information, please call Susan Lee at Volvo Penta of the Americas.  Phone: 757-436-5173; E-mail: susan.lee@volvo.com