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Volvo Canada announces newly appointed Chief Financial Officer

Latest addition to executive management team contributes to long term Canadian growth strategy


TORONTO, ON (June 17, 2013) - Volvo Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Matt Girgis as Chief Financial Officer for Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. Girgis will join the ranks of Volvo Canada at the new head office in Richmond Hill commencing June 24th. He will work to further strengthen the executive management team in Canada by implementing specific financial plans and analysis parameters in line with Canadian policies. He will also oversee accounting and administration duties while executing corporate development to ensure long term growth strategies are met.


"We are happy to welcome Matt to the Volvo family along with his wealth of experience in the industry," says Marc Engelen, President & CEO Volvo Cars of Canada Corp., "I look forward to working collaboratively with him to develop a sustainable growth plan for Volvo in Canada."


Girgis holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) from the Schulich School of Business, York University with a specialization in finance and accounting. He also has extensive experience in the industry from past positions at the BMW Group and previously Volvo Canada where he held various roles within the finance organization


"Given Volvo's new competitive product lineup and strategy, I am excited for the positive growth potential," says Matt Girgis, newly appointed CFO, Volvo Cars of Canada Corp., "I look forward to."

contributing to the development of the Volvo presence in the Canadian marketplace."


He will report directly to Marc Engelen, President & CEO Volvo Cars of Canada Corp.


Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. is part of the Volvo Car Group of Gothenburg, Sweden. The company provides marketing, sales, parts, service, technology and training support to the 42 Volvo automobile retailers across the country. The S60 and XC60 are among only 18 vehicles that were awarded the prestigious new Top Safety Pick+ by IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety).


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