Volvo Names Sales, Marketing Head

April 13, 2011

Eberhard Wedekind has been appointed executive vice president, sales & marketing at Volvo Construction Equipment and will be based in Volvo CE's headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. He succeeds Scott Hall, who has been named President of Volvo Rents.

Eberhard Wedekind has been president of Region Asia, based in Singapore, since 2005. He has also served as vice president marketing & sales within the Compact Equipment Business Line; senior vice president global marketing; and senior vice president processes and systems.

Prior to joining Volvo, Eberhard Wedekind held senior roles in Arthur D. Little and the Linde Group in Italy and Germany.

“This is an important and exciting time for Volvo CE as we continue to implement the Fit For the Future strategy. I very much look forward to driving the sales and marketing initiatives that are crucial to the success of this strategy,” Wedekind says.

“Eberhard brings a wealth of experience of our business from a variety of roles in Volvo CE. In addition to his wide experience in the sales and marketing area he has also recently led the important growth of our business in Asia. He will be a strong addition to the team,” says recently appointed Volvo CE president Pat Olney.

Stanley Huang, CFO Region Asia, will serve as acting head of Region Asia.