Volvo Announces Management Appointments

Scott Young
Mats Sköldberg
Jay Parker

Volvo Construction Equipment announced three senior appointments to its executive management team.

  • Scott Young has been appointed head of Sales 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’ diverse needs, the announcement noted. Young takes over the role from Stephen Roy who recently assumed a new position within the Volvo Group Executive Board as president of Mack Trucks.
  • Mats Sköldberg has been named head of Technology at Volvo CE. He will lead the development and delivery of the company’s global technology strategy and continue the company’s journey into electromobility, connectivity and automation. Sköldberg replaces Thomas Bitter, who will be heading up the recently announced Compact Business Unit.
  • Jay Parker will be joining the executive management team in the newly created role of head of Digital & IT. His appointment on the board will bring the company’s digital transformation into renewed focus – demonstrating the increased need for digitalization across every aspect of the business, Volvo CE stated.

“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.”

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