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Effective July 1st, Shannon will have overall responsibility for Volvo Financial Services’ business operations and financial results in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
Volvo Financial Services (VFS) has announced that Patrick Shannon has been appointed president of the company’s North America region. In this role, he will be responsible for the business operations and financial performance for VFS in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
Shannon has over 30 years of experience in business operations and financial services, the majority of those with VFS and Volvo Group. He has held various senior leadership roles in sales, wholesale operations and risk management. He joined sister company Volvo Construction Equipment in North America as vice president and chief financial officer in 2009, and returned to VFS in 2012 as vice president and later, senior vice president, strategy and business development. Shannon’s most recent role was as senior vice president, risk and chief credit officer for VFS.
“Shannon will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with Volvo Trucks’ customers and dealers, our Volvo Group business areas and partners in the region,” says Marcio Pedroso, president, Volvo Financial Services. “With his experience in working for the Volvo Group brand, and his long history at VFS, I am confident he will continue VFS’ successful growth and the strong support of our Volvo Trucks’ dealers and customers in these key markets.”
Shannon holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Saint John’s University in Minnesota, and an MBA from Wake Forest University in North Carolina. He remains based in Greensboro, North Carolina, reporting directly to Pedroso.
CAPTION: Patrick Shannon has been appointed president of Volvo Financial Services North America region, effective July 1, 2020.
Volvo Trucks North America, headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina, is one of the leading heavy-duty truck manufacturers in North America. Its Uptime Services commitment is delivered by a network of nearly 400 authorized dealers across North America and the 24/7 Volvo Trucks Uptime Center. Every Volvo truck is assembled in the Volvo Trucks New River Valley manufacturing facility in Dublin, Virginia, which meets the internationally recognized ISO 9001 standard for quality, 14001 standard for environmental care and holds a dual ISO 50001/Superior Energy Performance certification at the platinum level, indicating a sustained excellence in energy management. Volvo Trucks North America provides complete transport solutions for its customers, offering a full range of diesel, alternative-fuel and all-electric vehicles, and is part of the Volvo Trucks global organization.
Volvo Trucks provides complete transport solutions for professional and demanding customers, offering a full range of medium to heavy duty trucks. Customer support is secured via a global network of dealers with 2,300 service points in more than 130 countries. Volvo trucks are assembled in 13 countries across the globe. In 2020 approximately 94,000 Volvo trucks were delivered worldwide. Volvo Trucks is part of Volvo Group, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines. The Group also provides complete solutions for financing and service. Volvo Trucks´ work is based on the core values of quality, safety and environmental care.