Peter Voorhoeve, currently the president and CEO of Volvo Group Australia, has been named president of Volvo Trucks North America. Voorhoeve will assume his new responsibilities effective September 1, 2018. He will be headquartered in Greensboro, NC, reporting to Volvo Trucks President Claes Nilsson.
Per Carlsson will continue to serve as acting president until September 1. Voorhoeve succeeds Göran Nyberg, who left the company in April.
Voorhoeve has led Volvo Group Australia since 2013, prior to which he held several senior management positions with the Volvo Group in aftermarket support, supply chain management and parts logistics during his nearly 20 years tenure.
Originally from the Netherlands, Voorhoeve holds an M.Sc. degree in Industrial Engineering and Management Science from the University of Technology in Eindhoven.