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Volvo Car USA Announces Leadership Change at Volvo Car Charleston Plant


ROCKLEIGH, NJ (June 18, 2018) -- Volvo Car USA has announced that Jeff Moore has been named Vice President, Manufacturing, Americas and plant manager for the Volvo Car Charleston Plant, effective July 16. Moore will lead the overall strategy for the new Charleston Plant including running the day-to-day business operations.


Moore comes to Volvo with 33 years of automotive manufacturing experience, most recently having served as senior vice president at Toyota Motor North America where he led powertrain manufacturing and engineering including five Toyotaplants. Prior to his most recent role, he progressed through various leadership positions at Toyota including general manager in Japan with global responsibility for new model and model change projects.


“Jeff has an accomplished career and is a hands-on leader who is passionate about operational excellence and continuous improvement,” said Anders Gustafsson, Senior Vice President, Americas and President and CEO, Volvo Car USA. “We are thrilled to welcome him to the Volvo Car family as we prepare to officially open the Volvo Car Charleston Plant.


Katarina Fjording, currently Vice President Manufacturing & Logistics, Americas will transition out of her current role. Her new position will be announced at a later date.


Later this week the company will hold the inauguration of the Volvo Car Charleston Plant. The plant is the sole production site for the new S60, which is the first Volvo car made in the US.


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