Volvo CE appoints new leadership for North America
By Adam FreillConstruction Equipment
Volvo CE veteran Scott Young named head of region, in addition to being appointed to the company’s executive management team.
Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has announced a number of changes to its Executive Management Team (EMT), including a new leader for its North American sales region.
Scott Young has been appointed head of Sales Region North America. Most recently head of the Volvo CE Uptime Center of Expertise, Young and has held a number of other roles in strategy, technology and other functions within Volvo CE.
As the new head of Volvo CE Region North America, he will continue to oversee the strategic direction of one of the largest markets for construction equipment and will be responsible for meeting its customers’ diverse needs. He has assumed the role from Stephen Roy who recently took on a new position within the Volvo Group Executive Board as president of Mack Trucks.
Also taking on new duties are Mats Sköldberg and Jay Parker. Sköldberg is the new head of technology at Volvo CE, while Parker is taking on the newly created EMT role of head of digital and IT, adding the executive management team duties to his existing role.
The company says all three appointments will support its leading cultural, sustainable and technological transformation, while demonstrating the expertise and dynamism that is already embedded across all regions of Volvo CE.
“Our leadership team will be greatly strengthened with the addition of Scott, Mats and Jay, as they join during a significant time of change for our industry,” stated Melker Jernberg, head of Volvo CE. “With their diverse experience, cross-functional understanding and genuine passion, I have no doubt we will continue to lead our company´s sustainable transformation going forward.”