Volvo Trucks Australia has a new boss.
Announced yesterday evening Peter Voorhoeve has been appointed Vice President Asia Oceania Sales Region Australia (Managing Director) in Group Trucks Sales & Marketing and JVs APAC, succeeding Arne Knaben who is the newly appointed Managing Director for Volvo Trucks in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
In this role Peter will be responsible for the trucks business in Region Australia, including Australia, New-Zealand, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia and French Polynesia.
He will have the responsibility of managing the Group’s suite of brands in these markets: Volvo Trucks, Mack Trucks, UD Trucks and Renault Trucks.
Peter has a strong international and multi-brand background from various senior management positions within different areas of the Volvo Group, including TSMJV APAC, Volvo Parts and Volvo Action Service.
Peter will take up his new position in November 2013 working out of Brisbane, Queensland and will report to Christophe Martin, Senior Vice President Asia Oceania Sales.