Thomas Bitter is Senior Vice President of Marketing & Product Portfolio at Volvo Construction Equipment.
Thomas Bitter has been Senior Vice President, Marketing and Product Portfolio for Volvo CE since August 1st, 2015. Based at the company’s Brussels Administrative & Management office, Thomas, 54, is responsible for the coordination of products, product planning, global marketing and brand management. Reporting to company president Melker Jernberg, Thomas is also a member of Volvo CE’s Executive Management Team (EMT).
Prior to his current role Thomas was Vice-President of Global Marketing, also based in Belgium, and before that spent three years in Singapore, where he was Director of Key Account Customer Business for China, India, South Korea and South East Asia. He has worked for the Volvo Group since 1995, joining Renault Trucks as a Product Manager, based in France. This was followed by a posting that saw him spend four years as a Director of Product Strategy & Planning at Mack Trucks, based in the US.
A German national, the married father-of-two is fluent in German, French and English. Thomas holds degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Berlin and an MBA from the Business School of Lyon, France.