“Greig has a strong record of success in a variety of management positions within the heavy-duty trucking industry and I’m pleased to welcome him to this new role,” said Göran Nyberg, president, Volvo Trucks North American Sales & Marketing.
Howlett has held a variety of sales and managerial roles in Canada, the U.S. and Australia during his nearly 30 years in the heavy-duty truck industry. He will be based in the Volvo Trucks Canada office in Mississauga, Ontario. He succeeds Brent Weary, who is retiring after more than 17 years with Volvo Trucks. Weary has led Volvo Trucks’ Canada region since 2003.
Greig Howlett, Volvo Trucks regional vice president for Canada.
Volvo Trucks North America’s operations and products are guided by the company’s three core values: Quality, Safety and Environmental Care. The Volvo VNM, VNL, VNX, VHD and VAH trucks 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. The New River Valley Plant is certified to ISO50001 energy standards. Both plants are certified to ISO14001 environmental and ISO9001 quality standards.
The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines. The Group also provides complete solutions for financing and service. The Volvo Group, which employs about 110,000 people, has production facilities in 19 countries and sells its products in more than 190 markets. In 2013, the Volvo Group’s sales amounted to $41.5 billion. 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 more information, please visit
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June 5, 2014