Volvo Penta appoints vice president for customer support

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Tony Kelleher

Tony Kelleher

Volvo Penta of the Americas has named Tony Keller vice president for customer support and training.

“Tony Kelleher will lead the customer support and product training teams to further expand and strengthen our partner network capabilities,” said Ron Huibers, president of Volvo Penta of the Americas, in a statement. “During his tenure as head of our leisure marine business segment, he and his team have made great strides in strengthening our business and relationships with partners and customers. His collaborative approach has developed positive rapport among U.S. and international team members, as well as OEMs and dealer partners.”

Kelleher will be responsible to support marine and industrial segments in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. He will be part of the Volvo Penta of the Americas executive team and extended aftermarket management team.

Prior to his appointment, Kelleher was director of the marine leisure segment and was responsible for OEM and dealer sales and partnership development for North America. He has also served as head of the service department and purchasing director for Volvo Penta of the Americas. He previously held positions at Ford Motor Company in the United Kingdom and Visteon Corporation in the United States. He holds a Master of Science degree in engineering management from Wayne State University and a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Leeds Metropolitan University.