Volvo Car Canada Ltd. Announces Mark McDade as Director of Dealer & Network Development
RICHMOND HILL, ON. (September 28th, 2016.) Mark McDade has been appointed Director of Dealer & Network Development for Volvo Car Canada Ltd. effective September 16, 2016.
In this role, Mark will be responsible for leading and coordinating Network Development activities within the Canadian market and will act as the main contact for Volvo Canada in all aspects of the network agenda. He is also responsible for developing and maintaining a strong retailer network whilst implementing the retail strategy in further support of the strategic framework.
Mark joins Volvo Canada with over 20 years of automotive experience with Nissan and Infiniti Canada; he held several positions in Sales, Marketing, Regional Management and Network Development. Most recently, he worked for The Rockport Group in charge of Canadian sales operations.
Mark holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Acadia University.
About Volvo Car Canada
Volvo Car Canada Ltd. is part of the Volvo Car Group of Gothenburg, Sweden. The company provides marketing, sales, parts, service, technology and training support to the 36 Volvo automobile retailers across the country. The S60, S80, V60, XC60 & XC90 are among 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 503,127 in 2015 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).