Mack Trucks, Inc. today announced that it has named Stephen Roy as president of North American Sales & Marketing, effective January 1, 2014.  Roy, who has led the company’s aftermarket business since 2008, will succeed Kevin Flaherty, who is retiring after more than 40 years of service to the truck and engine builder.

“With aggressive growth plans in place, and significant investments continuing in our products and industrial system, this is a particularly exciting time for Mack Trucks,” Roy said.  “I look forward to helping our team realize Mack’s full potential in this market.”

Over his more than 25-year career in the truck industry, Roy has been involved in virtually every aspect of the business, including truck sales, service, aftermarket parts, financing/leasing, and telematics, Mack Trucks noted.

Roy holds a bachelor’s degree in agricultural mechanization technology from the University of Georgia and an MBA from Wake Forest University.  He will continue to be based in Greensboro, NC.

Mack Trucks, Inc. is part of the Volvo Group, which is based in Gothenburg, Sweden.