Stephen Roy has been appointed President, Sales Region Americas, Volvo Construction Equipments, effective as of 1 September 2016.
Stephen Roy has previously held senior management positions in Volvo Financial Services and the Volvo Group’s North American commercial truck operations. In his new role he will be responsible for meeting the diverse needs of customers in North America and Latin America, strengthening Volvo CE’s market position in the region and boosting profitability.
In his new role, Roy will report to Tomas Kuta, global Senior Vice President, Sales, and be based at the company’s sales and production facility in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, US.
Commenting on the appointment Tomas Kuta said: “With his background in sales, customer support and equipment financing Stephen brings with him an almost unique understanding of the challenges our customers face in the Americas. I have every confidence that he will continue the good work of his predecessor Goran Lindgren, whom I thank for his tremendous efforts, in growing our market share through meeting the needs of our customers.”
Stephen Roy has a MBA degree from Wake Forest University, North Carolina, and a bachelor of science and arts degree in Agricultural Mechanization Technology from the University of Georgia.
Adapted from press release by Rebecca Bowden
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