Tony Helsham to Leave Volvo Group

Tony Helsham, senior vice president responsible for coordinating the Volvo Group’s aftermarket business, last week said he is leaving the Group Executive Committee on March 31.

Helsham has worked at Volvo since 1985 and held several positions in the Construction Equipment division during his extensive career with the Group. His positions have included being responsible for the integration of Samsung’s excavator equipment operations, following Volvo’s acquisition of the business in 1998. From 2000 to 2008, he was president of Volvo Construction Equipment.

“I have had 25 fantastic years with Volvo, but after living outside my native country, Australia, for 32 years, I began to feel that it is time to return closer to home and my family,” Helsham said.

“Tony Helsham has worked for the Group in Hong Kong, as well as North America, South Korea, Belgium and Sweden and I want to take the opportunity to thank him for his excellent input during his many years at Volvo,” said Volvo’s CEO Leif Johansson.

Volvo is conducting a review to determine how the matter of a successor will be resolved.

Headquartered in Göteborg, Sweden, the Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses and construction equipment, drive systems for marine and industrial applications, aerospace components and services.

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