Roy Named President Of Volvo CE In North America
By pdamon15 July 2016
Stephen Roy has been appointed president, Sales Region Americas, Volvo Construction Equipment, effective Sept. 1. In his new role Roy will be responsible for sales in North America and Latin America, strengthening Volvo CE’s market position in the region and boosting profitability.
He succeeds Goran Lindgren, who will be involved in other projects at Volvo CE and will report to Tomas Kuta, global senior vice president, Sales. Roy will be based at the company’s sales and production facility in Shippensburg, Pa.
Roy has held a variety of senior management positions in the Volvo Group’s North American commercial truck operations, including president of Mack Trucks, where he helped drive profitability and increase market share in core segments. He has also – while senior vice president of Aftermarket and Soft Products – been in charge of field services and led the development of technology and processes that optimize customer uptime.
Roy joined the Volvo Group as vice president of Business Development at Volvo Financial Services in 2007, following sales positions at Cargill Leasing Corp. and Navistar.