Martin Weissburg has been appointed new President of Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE). Weissburg is currently President of the Volvo Group´s customer finance company, Volvo Financial Services (VFS), and a member of the Group Executive Team. He assumes his new position on 1st January, 2014, and replaces Pat Olney.
Martin Weissburg has been the President of VFS since 2010, and prior to that he served as President of Volvo Financial Services Americas from 2005 to 2010. Within his position at VFS, Weissburg has worked in close relationship with Volvo CE dealers for many years and has extensive and in-depth knowledge of the Volvo CE business.
Prior to joining the Volvo Group, Weissburg has many years of global leadership experience tied to distribution and sales of heavy equipment. Weissburg has served as President of Great Dane Financial, and as President of the manufacturing company Woodard LLC. He started his professional career in the field of construction equipment at Caterpillar as a marketing management trainee. He has a Bachelor of Science from Purdue University and an MBA in international business from George Washington University.