Tan To Lead Volvo CE’s Asian Sales

Posted on July 13, 2011

Volvo Construction Equipment has appointed Vincent Tan as president of Asian sales and marketing, effective July 15. Tan, who is a Singaporean national, will be based at the company’s Asian headquarters in Singapore. He succeeds Eberhard Wedekind, who was recently appointed executive vice president of sales & marketing. Tan will report to Wedekind.

Since joining Volvo in 2000, Volvo said Tan has played an important role in the development of the company’s distribution network in Asia, especially in China and India. In his most recent position Tan was the president of the South East Asian sub-region. Prior to joining Volvo, Tan was director of Ingersoll-Rand’s operations in South East Asia.