Volvo Trucks names new European President

Volvo Trucks International has announced that Heléne Mellquist is to become the President of its European operations from 1 April.

She takes up the role as President of Volvo Trucks Europe as a successor to Roger Alm, who has been in the role since January.

Mellquist joined Volvo in 1988 and has held various roles within its commercial vehicle businesses, across sales, strategy, business control, retail development and communications at Volvo Buses, Volvo Penta and Volvo Trucks. Prior to that, she was CEO of Swedish shipping company,Transatlantic.

“I am honoured to be appointed President of Volvo Trucks Europe,” she said. “We have really exciting times ahead of us, with innovations that will make transport solutions more efficient and sustainable. I’m really looking forward to developing the business together with our customers, partners and with my colleagues.”

“Heléne Mellquist is a dynamic and experienced leader and has a strong focus on customer success. I am very pleased to hand over Volvo Trucks Europe to her,” said Roger Alm, current President of Volvo Trucks Europe.