Heléne Mellquist has been appointed as president Volvo Penta and new member of Volvo Group Management. Mellquist currently holds the position as president for the European Division at Volvo Trucks.
She will join Volvo Penta on July 1 and take up her new position on September 1, 2020. Mellquist will replace Björn Ingemanson, who after a long and successful career will retire.
Her career at the Volvo Group began in 1988 and she has held many senior positions at the company. She has also held the position as CEO at TransAtlantic from 2012 to 2015.