Ron Huibers has
been appointed the new president of Volvo Penta of the Americas
He succeeds Clint Moore who announced his plans to retire earlier this year.
currently president of sales and marketing North America within Volvo Trucks
Americas, assumes his new position on Sept. 1.
Huibers has been
with the Volvo Group for 20 years. He has held various North American and
international executive positions within the Volvo Group including Volvo
Construction Equipment, Volvo Financial Services, Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks.
In his current
position, Huibers is the leader of Volvo Trucks North America commercial sales
and marketing operations, with more than 25,000 annual unit sales through
private distribution networks and national accounts.
“I am very happy
to have Ron Huibers join Volvo Penta as the leader of a business of key
strategic importance for us,” says Volvo Penta’s global president Björn
Ingemanson in a company press release. “We have ambitious growth objectives
both for our marine and industrial engine business. Based on his extensive
experience and record of performance, Ron is the right person to continue to
grow our business and strengthen our already strong market positions in the
In his new role,
Huibers will have responsibility for Volvo Penta´s sales, marketing and
aftermarket operations in North America, Central America and South America in
the newly formed organization, Volvo Penta Region Americas.
succeed Clint Moore who, after more than 16 years of distinguished service and
leadership, has decided to retire from his position as president of Volvo Penta
of the Americas.