Olof Persson, new president and CEO of Volvo Construction Equipment
Olof Persson, 44, will assume the position as president of Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) on November 1, 2008. He replaces Tony Helsham, 54, who will remain in the Volvo Group Executive Committee with a responsibility to support the growth of ‘soft’ products in the Group. Olof Persson is currently president of Volvo Aero. He will, as of the same date, be replaced by Staffan Zackrisson, who is presently head of marketing, programmes and sales in Volvo Aero.