Volvo CE appoint new MD
Nick Allen named as managing director of Volvo Construction Equipment Division in the UK
VOLVO Construction Equipment Division, Volvo Group UK Ltd have announced the appointment of Nick Allen to the position of managing director.
Mr Allen (pictured), who has more than 20 years’ experience working in a variety of senior management roles with responsibilities for the UK, Europe and North America, joined the UK dealership in 2010 as chief financial officer having previously worked within Volvo CE’s European sales and marketing function.
At the end of 2013 Mr Allen took on the role of interim managing director for the division, replacing Val Ledden who was promoted within the Group.
Commenting on his appointment, Mr Allen said: ‘This is a challenging new role in what is an extremely important market for Volvo CE. I am excited by the prospect of leading the organization and equally I am really looking forward to interacting with our customers so that we can continue to support them in fulfilling their ambitions.’
Volvo Construction Equipment Division markets wheel loaders, articulated haulers, hydraulic excavators, graders, Volvo utility equipment and Volvo road machinery products in the UK. It has eight strategically placed customer support centres located at Stirling, Immingham, Warrington, Birmingham, Treforest, Woking, Duxford and Newcastle.