Press Release
Date of issue   May 03, 2011 | ID: 37926

Volvo Car Corporation appoints Doug Speck as head of Marketing, Sales & Customer Service

 

Doug Speck will take on the role as Senior Vice President for Marketing, Sales & Customer Service at Volvo Car Corporation. He succeeds Gerry Keaney who has decided to leave Volvo Car Corporation after more than twenty years.

 

Doug Speck presently holds the position as President of Volvo Cars of North America. He has thirty years of experience from the automotive business, with key positions within Ford Motor Company, Jaguar and Premier Automotive Group.

"Doug Speck will play a very important role for Volvo Car Corporation's ability to achieve its ambitious growth plan and for the redefinement of the Volvo brand", says Stefan Jacoby, President & CEO of Volvo Car Corporation.
"We will undertake a global review of the entire marketing and sales organisation and Doug Speck will play a major role in this very important work, adds Stefan Jacoby".
 
"Gerry Keaney has, since he took the role as head of Marketing Sales & Customer Service in 2003, led the global team in a very professional way through difficult times and I wish him all the best in his future career, says Stefan Jacoby".

 

Doug Speck will take up his new role at Volvo Car Corporation on 1 June.


"I am excited to take on this challenge at a time when Volvo Car Corporation enters a very important growth period in its history", says Doug Speck.

The successor of Doug Speck at Volvo Cars of North America will be subject to a separate announcement shortly.

 

For further questions please contact:

 

 

Olle Axelson

SVP Public Affairs

Volvo Car Corporation   
Tel: +46 31 59 26 00 

 

Per-Åke Fröberg

Corporate Spokesman

Volvo Car Corporation

Tel: +46 31 59 65 25 

 

Geno Effler

Vice President, Public Affairs

Volvo Cars of North America

Tel: +1 201-7844670

Media Contacts

 

Per-Åke Fröberg

Director Volvo Cars Heritage

Volvo Car Group

 

Phone: +46 31 3257654

Mobile: +46 31 3257654

per-ake.froberg@volvocars.com

 

   
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