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Göran Nyberg Named President of Volvo Trucks North American Sales & Marketing

Volvo Trucks today announced that effective Oct. 1, 2012, Göran Nyberg has been appointed president of North American Sales & Marketing.
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In this role, Nyberg will be responsible for all of the Volvo brand’s commercial truck activities in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

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

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


Volvo Trucks North America’s operations and products are guided by the company’s three core values: Quality, Safety and Environmental Care. The Volvo VN, VHD and VAH models are assembled in the United States at the New River Valley Plant in Dublin, Virginia, while Volvo engines for North America are assembled in Hagerstown, Maryland. Both plants are certified to ISO14001 environmental and ISO9001 quality standards.

Volvo Trucks North America is part of the Volvo Group, 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 one of the world's leading producers of heavy-diesel engines (9-16 liter). The Group also provides complete solutions for financing and service. The Volvo Group, which employs almost 118,000 people, has production facilities in 19 countries and sells their products in more than 180 markets. Volvo Group sales for 2011 amounted to nearly $47.8 billion. The Volvo Group is a publicly-held company headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden. Volvo Shares are listed on Nasdaq OMX Nordic Exchange and are traded OTC in the U.S.

September 10, 2012

For further information, please contact Brandon Borgna, Volvo Trucks North America, phone 336-393-2143, email brandon.borgna@volvo.com

www.volvotrucks.us.com