RICHMOND HILL, ON. (June 30th, 2016.) Paul Valentine, General Manager at Valentine Volvo in Calgary, Alberta has been named to the Canadian Automobile Dealer Association (CADA) Laureate Honour Roll as the 2016 Retailer Laureate, being recognized for achievements in Retail Operations. Mr. Valentine is being recognized in the field of Retail Operations by CADA due to his outstanding achievement within an individual dealership.
“Paul Valentine, and Valentine Volvo, consistently demonstrate excellence in sales, operations, customer satisfaction and innovative thinking,” said Alexander Lvovich, Managing Director of Volvo Car Canada Ltd. “We would like to officially congratulate Paul on being awarded such a high honour and are proud to have Valentine Volvo as part of the Volvo Canada retailer network.”
About Volvo Cars of Canada
Volvo Cars of Canada Corporation is part of the Volvo Car Group of Gothenburg, Sweden. The company provides marketing, sales, parts, service, technology and training support to the 38 Volvo automobile retailers across the country. The S60, S80 and XC60 are among only 22 vehicles that have been awarded the prestigious new Top Safety Pick+ by IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety). Volvo Cars is committed to Vision 2020, our goal that no one shall be killed or seriously injured in a Volvo by the year 2020.
About Volvo Car Group
Volvo has been in operation since 1927. Today, Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world with sales of 465,866 in 2014 in about 100 countries. Volvo Cars has been under the ownership of the Zhejiang Geely Holding (Geely Holding) of China since 2010. It formed part of the Swedish Volvo Group until 1999, when the company was bought by Ford Motor Company of the US. In 2010, Volvo Cars was acquired by Geely Holding.
As of December 2014, Volvo Cars had over 25,000 employees worldwide. Volvo Cars head office, product development, marketing and administration functions are mainly located in Gothenburg, Sweden. Volvo Cars head office for China is located in Shanghai. The company’s main car production plants are located in Gothenburg (Sweden), Ghent (Belgium) and Chengdu (China), while engines are manufactured in Skövde (Sweden) and Zhangjiakou (China) and body components in Olofström (Sweden).