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Key Appointments Announced At Volvo Penta

Posted on March 26, 2014

Volvo Penta announced two key appointments to its management team in the Americas. The company has appointed Ed Monacchio as vice president Distribution Development, Region Americas and Gabriel Barsalini as general manager, South America.

Monacchio will focus on improving the density and competency of its distribution network for marine and industrial services and products throughout the Americas. He will work collaboratively with the commercial teams and also have responsibility for dealer competency development, including training. 

Monacchio joined Volvo Penta as U.S. marketing manager in 1996. Most recently, he was vice president of Aftermarket and Customer Support for North America.

Barsalini is expected to join Volvo Penta Region Americas on May 19 as general manager South America. In this role, he will provide direction and support for Volvo Penta marine, industrial and aftermarket businesses. He will lead the South American team as they continue to deliver on our strategic growth objectives.

Barsalini’s most recent role was after sales director for the Volvo CE South American market.