Melker Jernberg has been appointed president of Volvo Construction Equipment as of January 1, 2018. Jernberg and is currently President and CEO of the Sweden-based powder metallurgy company Höganäs AB. He held the position of Executive Vice President and Head of Business Area EMEA at Swedish-based steel manufacturer SSAB prior to Hoganas.
Jernberg will replace Martin Weissburg who is moving back to the United States and will take up a position as Senior Advisor to Volvo’s President and CEO Martin Lundstedt. Martin Weissburg will be stationed in Greensboro, North Carolina.
“Martin Weissburg has, through his strong leadership, been key to the considerable improvement in the performance of Volvo Construction Equipment and he will continue to have senior positions within the Volvo Group. Martin Weissburg will remain in his position until year end 2017 and take up his new position as Senior Advisor to me during the course of Q1 2018,” comments Martin Lundstedt, President and CEO of the Volvo Group.