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Leadership change at Volvo

Swedish commercial vehicle manufacturer, Volvo Group, has announced the appointment of Roger Alm as a new member of its Executive Board and President Volvo Trucks.

He will replace Claes Nilsson, who after a long and successful career will retire from his position from 1 January 2019. Also, Diana Niu has been appointed as a member of the Group Executive Board and Executive Vice President Group Human Resources for Volvo Group. 

Roger Alm, born in 1962, currently holds the position as President for the European Division at Volvo Trucks. His career at Volvo Trucks began in 1989 and he has held many senior positions at the company, including as head of operations in Latin America and Europe. 

Diana Niu, born in 1966, will assume responsibility as Executive Vice President Group Human Resources. Diana Niu has nearly 30 years of experience of HR activities in senior positions, primarily in Asia. Since 2014, she has been Senior Vice President, Human Resources at Volvo Construction Equipment.

In other news, Volvo Trucks has been involved in the development of improved aerodynamics in Europe and now the Australian division is making some serious engineering and aerodynamic efforts to explore fuel savings.

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