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Volvo Trucks appoints new MD for UK & Ireland

Robert Grozdanovski has been appointed Managing Director of Volvo Trucks UK and Ireland, following the promotion of Arne Knaben to the role of the company’s Vice President for the Middle East, East and North Africa.

Robert Grozdanovski has been appointed Managing Director of Volvo Trucks UK and Ireland

Currently, Robert holds the position of Vice President of Volvo Group Trucks Central East Europe and will take up his new position in the UK on January 1st2019, where he will be based at Volvo Group UK and Ireland’s headquarters in Warwick.

Commenting on the move, Roger Alm, Senior Vice President of Volvo Trucks Europe, said: “With his leadership and business drive, and the ability to develop strong customer relationships and teamwork, Robert Grozdanovski will be great in the role of leading our operations in UK and Ireland. His understanding of the business and experience from retail operations, together with an extensive network at the Sweden headquarters, will be further assets when Volvo Trucks takes the next step in developing the UK market.”

Robert was born in Gothenburg, Sweden and graduated from Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg with Master of Science degree in Engineering. He began his Volvo career in 1997 with Volvo Bus, but has since held various positions in senior management roles within the Central and Eastern European region of Volvo Trucks.

Robert said: “I look very much forward to the move and to start working together with my new colleagues, dealers and customers in both the UK and Ireland. I can see the solid development of Volvo Trucks’ position in both countries under Arne Knaben’s leadership and I’m eager to learn and continue developing our presence and support in both markets to make our customers in [the] UK and Ireland even more successful in the future.”