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Volvo Car UK announces senior management appointments

  • Mark Cox takes up new role as Network and Business Development Director, Steve Beattie becomes Head of Sales

  • Suzanne Woolley and Johan Olsson join Volvo Car UK, respectively as Digital Director and Chief Financial Officer

  • Management changes support restructuring of the business to secure future growth and leadership in key areas, including online services and new mobility


Volvo Car UK is pleased to announce a series of new management appointments, including both key internal promotions and the recruitment of new people to the business.


Mark Cox has moved from his role as National Sales Manager to become the company’s Network and Business Development Director, reporting to Managing Director Kristian Elvefors. Steve Beattie, previously Head of Business Sales, is the new Head of Sales, with responsibility for both vehicle sales and aftersales, reporting to Matt Galvin, Commercial Operations Director.


Suzanne Woolley has joined the company as Digital Director for the UK and Ireland, and Johan Olsson has been recruited as Chief Financial Officer. A new Head of Fleet and Remarketing will be announced at a later date.


The changes support Volvo’s wider restructuring to gain industry leadership in vital areas including online services, new forms of mobility, electrification, autonomous driving technologies and connectivity, in addition to its brand-defining commitment to advanced safety.


Kristian Elvefors, Volvo Car UK Managing Director, said: “My congratulations go to Mark and Steve on their new roles and I am pleased to welcome Suzanne and Johan to the business. Their skills and experience will be invaluable as we transform our business to meet the exciting challenges of digitisation and electrification, while reinforcing our commitment to safety, design and quality that has been the foundation of our current success.”



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