Volvo Penta of the Americas names marine sales VP

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Jens Bering

Jens Bering

Jens Bering was named vice president of marine sales for Volvo Penta of the Americas.

Bering, who has 20 years of experience at Volvo Penta, will provide strategic direction for the company’s North America marine sales segment, with responsibility for commercial and leisure marine sales in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.

“Jens brings the breadth of experience to the role, having worked in engineering, sales and product management throughout his successful career with Volvo Penta,” Volvo Penta of the Americas president Ron Huibers said in a statement. “He is respected by employees, industry peers and customers alike, with a demonstrated record of bringing innovation to the marine market.”

Bering began his career with Volvo Penta in 1997 as an applications engineer and then as a product management executive.

Rising through the company with increasing responsibility, he was named to head the product management department in 2013. Bering supported sales meeting objectives, managed product pricing and profitability, created and conducted technical sales training and integrated new products into Volvo Penta’s offerings.

Originally from Denmark, Bering has a bachelor’s degree from Aalborg Technical Institute.

“I look forward to building on the great working relationships we’ve developed over the years with marine customers, power centers, dealers and industry partners in my new role,” Bering said.

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4 comments on “Volvo Penta of the Americas names marine sales VP

  1. David Marlow

    Jens,

    I offer congratulations to you in your promotion at Volvo. Based on the technical and wide ranging conversations we have had, I also congratulate Volvo Penta for their recognition of your talents, experience and loyalty.

    All the best to you in your new position.

    David Marlow,
    Marlow Yachts

  2. Rick Dunlap

    Jens,

    Congratulations on your promotion with Volvo. You have earned this position. It has always been a pleasure working with you.

    All my best to you!
    Rick Dunlap

  3. Jerry Vetterick

    Jens

    Congratulations on becoming VP Sales. As a former large California dealer, I had the pleasure of knowing your top executives and products since 2000. You have a fantastic background to lead Volvo Penta in all aspects of sales. I wish you all the success possible. Please feel free to contact me for any assistance you might need.

    Jerry Vetterick, President
    BoatVibes (Marine Mobile App)

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