Executive Vice President, Sales and Retailer Operations
Douglas C. Speck has been employed by the Ford Motor Company since 1983. He began his career with Ford after graduating from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting. Throughout his 24-year tenure with Ford, Mr. Speck's career has taken him around the U.S. and as far away as Sydney, Australia.
He is currently employed by Volvo Cars of North America, LLC (VCNA) as Executive Vice President of Sales and Retailer Operations; a position he has held since July, 2006. His various responsibilities include oversight of sales and service, network operations, variable marketing, commercial sales, customer satisfaction and training for 360 retailers.
Prior to joining VCNA, Mr. Speck was the Chief Executive Officer of the Premier Automotive Group in Australia and New Zealand. The autonomous business unit included 100 retailers and 110 personnel. During his time in Australia, Mr. Speck helped lead the organization to a 40 percent increase in revenue year on year.
Mr. Speck has held a number of various positions within the Jaguar and Land Rover North American operations, including Vice President, Retail Operations in Irvine, California, and several regional management positions in Mahwah, New Jersey.
In his free time, Mr. Speck enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf and tennis and dabbling in the stock market.