ROCKLEIGH N.J. (November 1, 2013) – Tony Nicolosi, acting president and CEO of Volvo Cars of North America (VCNA), has announced two changes within the dealer network team as part of the planned growth strategy in the U.S.
John Neu, previously network development manager, has been promoted to vice president of network development. In this role, Neu will report directly to Nicolosi and become part of the executive management team. Neu will continue to drive the long-term network and franchise operations strategy. Neu has been with Volvo since 1992 and has held a variety of field and corporate positions including international assignments in marketing and product.
Additionally, Steve Klipstein, previously sales operations and variable marketing manager, has been appointed network development manager. Klipstein will work directly with Neu and the field to continue to move the dealer network forward. Klipstein has an extensive background in dealer network with Volkswagen and Chrysler.