Volvo Trucks has named Göran Nyberg president of North American sales & marketing for the company. Nyberg, who will officially start his position on Oct 1, 2012, will lead all of Volvo’s commercial truck activities in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

Nyberg, who has been with the Volvo Group since 2003, brings more than 20 years of experience to the position, most recently serving as managing director of Volvo Group UK Limited, the sales and marketing division for Volvo Trucks in the United Kingdom. He will be based in Greensboro, NC.

Nyberg will report to Dennis Slagle, Volvo Group executive vice president for Trucks sales & marketing Americas.  He succeeds Ron Huibers, who was recently appointed president of Volvo Penta Americas.