Volvo Penta North America appoints new president

Fredrik Högberg has been appointed president of Volvo Penta North America.

“I am happy that Fredrik Högberg has decided to join the Volvo Penta team,” says Heléne Mellquist, president of Volvo Penta. “Fredrik has an extensive experience as a leader in the Volvo Group, and he has successfully been driving big transformation programmes with people and customers in focus. This will be especially useful for the Volvo Penta transformation journey and our ambition to grow the business in North America.”

Högberg joined the Volvo Group in 1994 and has held a broad range of positions within the Volvo Group, including areas such as digital services, retail development, and aftermarket sales. He currently holds the position of senior vice president, services, solutions, digital & IT, for Mack and Volvo Trucks North America.

Acting president Tony Kelleher, who has been in the role since December, will continue his position as head of customer support and training in North America.

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