Slagle Named Mack President & CEO

Posted on January 15, 2008

Mack Trucks, Inc. announced that Dennis R. Slagle will succeed Paul L. Vikner as president and CEO of the company effective April 1, 2008. Slagle, 53, has served since 2003 as president and CEO of Volvo Construction Equipment North America, Asheville, N.C. He has more than 25 years of experience in the North American construction equipment industry, including a stint as president of L.B. Smith, Inc., Volvo Construction Equipment’s largest North American dealer at the time. Slagle will be based at Mack’s headquarters in Allentown, Pa.

Vikner, who has served as president and CEO since 2001, will become vice chairman of the Mack board of directors. He will also continue to represent both Mack and its parent company, the Volvo Group, in their work with various federal government entities and industry organizations affecting the Volvo Group’s North American truck operations.