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Volvo Cars of North America Announces Executive Appointments


Volvo Cars of North America Announces Executive Appointments


Irvine, Calif. (May 20, 2008) - Volvo Cars of North America, LLC, (VCNA) today announced several executive appointments which will become effective June 1.  Bill Gaudreau, has been named Vice President of Network Operations, Scott Doering, has been appointed Vice President of Retail Operations and Rick Bryant will assume the position of Regional Vice President of the Northeast Region.


All three will report to Tassos Panas, Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing.


Gaudreau, a 25-year veteran of the company, most recently was Vice President of Retail Operations.  In his new role, he will lead a team focused on developing a stronger retail network.


Doering will oversee commercial sales operations and sales planning distribution and logistics.  He previously was Manager, Business & Product Strategy.  Doering began his career with Volvo in 1993.


Bryant will be responsible for overseeing all regional marketing, sales, parts, service and customer satisfaction initiatives for the Northeast Region in his new post.  Previously, he was currently Manager of Commercial Sales.  Bryant has been with the company 15 years.


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Volvo Cars of North America, LLC (VCNA), based in Irvine, Calif., is a subsidiary of Volvo Car Corp. of Göteborg, Sweden. VCNA provides marketing, sales, parts, service, technology and training support to Volvo automobile retailers in the United States, and oversees Volvo operations in Canada and Mexico. To see more:



Contacts:          Pam Edwards

                        Corporate Communications Manager

                        Volvo Cars of North America




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