Alm New Volvo Truck President
By Mike Osenga12 December 2018
Roger Alm has been appointed as a new member of Volvo’s Group executive board and president of Volvo Trucks. He will replace Claes Nilsson, who will retire January 1, 2019. In parallel, Diana Niu has been appointed as a member of the Group executive board and executive vice president Group Human Resources for Volvo Group. Alm and Niu will take up their new positions on January 1, 2019.
Alm is currently president for the European Division at Volvo Trucks. His career at Volvo Trucks began in 1989 and he has held many senior positions at the company, including as head of operations in Latin America and Europe.
Niu will assume responsibility as Executive Vice President Group Human Resources. She has nearly 30 years of experience of HR activities in senior positions, primarily in Asia. Since 2014, she has been senior vice president, Human Resources at Volvo Construction Equipment.