Volvo Trucks North America
Inc. has announced a major reorganization eliminating a layer of senior sales
management. The company said the move is to better align it with the organization
of its parent company, Volvo Global Trucks.
Four commercial functional
areas will report directly to Michel Gigou, president and CEO of Volvo Trucks
Truck Sales and Distribution:
Bill Dawson has been appointed senior vice president of sales. Reporting to
Dawson will be the regional vice presidents of sales, national accounts, sales
administration and dealer development. Dawson was formerly vice president
of customer support.
Truck Marketing: Susan
Alt will remain in her position as vice president of marketing, but she will
now report directly to Gigou. Reporting to Alt will be advertising, product
marketing, market research and analysis, Volvo Power, sales engineering and
Customer Support: Harold
Wiegel, formerly of Mack Trucks, will move to Greensboro, NC, to take on the
position of vice president of customer support. The entire service support
and service training team will report to Wiegel.
Parts Sales and Marketing:
Dwight McAlexander, general manager of parts operations, will serve as the
interim leader of this area until a vice president is named. Dealer and national
parts sales and parts marketing now will report to McAlexander.