Volvo CE names Scott Young as head of its North America region

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Volvo Construction Equipment has appointed Scott Young as its Head of Sales Region North America.

Most recently Young was Head of the Volvo CE Uptime Center of Expertise and he has held several other roles in strategy, technology and other functions within Volvo CE.

As the new Head of Volvo CE Region North America, Young will continue to oversee the strategic direction of one of the largest markets for construction equipment and will be responsible for meeting its customers’ needs.

He has assumed the role from Stephen Roy who recently took on a new position within the Volvo Group Executive Board as President of Mack Trucks.

As well, Volvo CE announcedMats Sköldberg will take on the role of Head of Technology. Most recently Sköldberg was Head of Technology for Volvo CE in China and has held several other senior technology roles in recent years.

Jay Parker is appointed to the newly created EMT role of Head of Digital and IT. According to Volvo CE, the creation of the new role at EMT level reflects the importance of digital in its overall transformation journey.

All three appointments will support the company’s leading cultural, sustainable and technological transformation, while demonstrating the expertise and dynamism that is already embedded across all regions of Volvo CE.

“Our leadership team will be greatly strengthened with the addition of Scott, Mats and Jay, as they join during a significant time of change for our industry,” said Melker Jernberg, Head of Volvo CE.

“With their diverse experience –cross-functional understanding and genuine passion, I have no doubt we will continue to lead our company´s sustainable transformation going forward.”  

In addition, Joakim Arndorw has been appointed the new Head of Volvo CE Sales Region International. Joakim is currently Managing Director for Swecon Anläggningsmaskiner, the retail operations for Volvo CE in Sweden.