Heléne Mellquist will take up her new position as president of Volvo Penta on 1 September 2020.
Volvo Penta has a new President – Heléne Mellquist will assume the position on 1 September 2020 succeeding Björn Ingemanson, who will retire after 8 years as president.
Heléne Mellquist is currently the President of Volvo Trucks’ European Division and has a long history with the company. She was also previously cfo and subsequently ceo of a Swedish shipping company, TransAtlantic, between 2012 and 2015.
Volvo Trucks is currently focused on developing a fuel cell solution for its core heavy truck portfolio in a collaboration with Daimler AG, announced in April 2020.
Volvo Penta launched a new D8 engine aimed at the stationary energy generation market in Q1, and also extended its marine leisure yacht portfolio in Q1.