Ulf Magnusson photoUlf Magnusson has been appointed Volvo Trucks’ Managing Director for the UK & Ireland, succeeding Göran Nyberg, who is moving to the USA to become President of Volvo Trucks’ North American Sales & Marketing after four years in the role.

Currently Magnusson holds the position of Vice President – Region East and will join Volvo Trucks at their Warwick head office on October 1 2012.

His experience includes many years in various international positions in Volvo Trucks’ retail business a variety of markets and brings with him leadership experience in retail, sales, and distribution.

He will relocate to the Warwick area with his family in the near future.

As a consequence of Ulf’s move to the UK, Torbjörn Wilson – currently Director Commercial Truck for Region East – will become acting Vice President for Region East.