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Leadership Change at Volvo Penta of the Americas

Volvo Penta of the Americas president Martin Bjuve has left the Volvo Penta Executive Group in a mutual agreement between Bjuve and Volvo Penta, the Swedish company said in a statement. Bjuve had held the position since January 2020.

Tony Kelleher has been named acting president of Volvo Penta of the Americas. Kelleher has held several roles in locations around the world for the Swedish manufacturer, including vice president of customer support and training at Volvo Penta’s stateside operations.

“It is exciting to have Tony on board within the Volvo Penta Executive Group,” said Volvo Penta president Heléne Mellquist. “He has a strong focus on the customer perspective and is well-respected across the Volvo Penta organization. I am confident he will support our employees, customers and key stakeholders in a leading way.”

Bjuve will remain in the Volvo Group in a new role, reporting to Mellquist. The recruitment of a new Volvo Penta of the Americas president is ongoing.

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