Volvo Trucks North America named Wade Long as regional vice president for its Western U.S. region.
He will oversee business development and ongoing support for 40 dealer locations.
A 20-year employee of the company, Volvo Trucks North America said Long brings a depth of experience that includes engineering, product planning and marketing. In his most recent position as director of product marketing, he led a group of marketing managers in creating the specifications for the new Volvo VNR series for regional haul and the new VNL long-haul series, and coordinating their 2017 debut.
In his new role, Long will work with Volvo Trucks sales managers and dealer groups to deliver a range of diverse specification requirements in the western U.S region. He will be based in California.