Luz Elena Jurado Appointed Managing Director for Volvo Trucks in Mexico
5/7/2019 – Luz Elena Jurado has been appointed managing director for Volvo Trucks in Mexico, effective immediately. She succeeds Martin Sáenz, who will return to his previous position as CFO of Volvo Trucks Mexico.
“Volvo Trucks is moving forward in our mission of driving progress through transport solutions that create sustainable, long-term value for our dealers and customers,” said Peter Voorhoeve, president of Volvo Trucks North America. “The Mexican market is one of the largest truck markets in the world, and Luz Elena Jurado’s strategic vision and inspiring leadership will help us grow Volvo’s presence and realize our full potential.”
Since 2010, Jurado has been managing director for Volvo Financial Services in Mexico. She has a career that extends over 26 years in the transportation industry. Her networking skills and relations with dealers, customers and key stakeholders in the industry, as well as her proven results in sales will enable Volvo Trucks to take its business to the next level.
Jurado will be a member of the Volvo Trucks North America management team and report to Voorhoeve.
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 2,100 dealers and workshops in more than 130 countries. Volvo trucks are assembled in 16 countries across the globe. In 2017, more than 112,000 Volvo trucks were delivered worldwide. Volvo Trucks is part of Volvo Group, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses and construction equipment and marine and industrial engines. The Group also provides solutions for financing and service. Volvo Trucks’ work is based on the core values of quality, safety and environmental care.
SOURCE: Volvo Trucks