Effective October 1, 2016, Carl Slotte has been appointed the new President of Sales Region EMEA (Europe – Middle East – Africa) at Volvo Construction Equipment.
With over 20 years’ experience in the construction industry, including senior positions within Volvo CE’s global functions, the sales organization and within the dealer network, Carl Slotte has been appointed as President of Sales Region EMEA. In his new role, which he assumes October 1, 2016,. Carl will be responsible for meeting the diverse needs of customers in the strategically important EMEA region and strengthening Volvo CE’s market position.
Carl succeeds Tomas Kuta, who was appointed Senior Vice President of Global Sales for Volvo CE in June 2016. Carl has held a number of leadership positions at Volvo CE, including Senior Vice President for Global Key Accounts, Vice-President of Hub North within Sales Region EMEA, Managing Director of Volvo CE Russia (Volvo Vostok ZAO) and Managing Director of owned dealer Volvo CE Finland OY.
The search for Carl’s successor as head of global key account will be started immediately.