Volvo Construction Equipment has appointed Martin Weissburg as its new president.
Weissburg is currently president of the Volvo Group’s customer finance company, Volvo Financial Services, VFS, and a member of the Group Executive Team. He will assume his new position on Jan. 1, 2014 and replaces Pat Olney.
Martin Weissburg has been the president of VFS since 2010, and prior to that he served as president of Volvo Financial Services Americas from 2005 to 2010.
Weissburg has served as president of Great Dane Financial, and as president of the manufacturing company Woodard.
He started his professional career in the field of construction equipment when joining Caterpillar out of university as a marketing management trainee. He has a Bachelor of Science from Purdue University and an MBA in international business from George Washington University.
The search for Weissburg’s replacement has begun.