The Volvo Group announced the appointment of Philippe Divry as the new Managing Director of Volvo India Pvt Ltd (VIPL), and Senior Vice President, Truck Joint Ventures India, Volvo Group. As Managing Director for VIPL, Divry will oversee the resourcing and optimisation of the Volvo Group’s 4,000-plus workforce in India and support the ambitious growth plans of the Group’s different business areas and functions. In this role, he becomes the statutory head of the Volvo Group organisation in India. A Senior Vice-President at Group level, he is the highest ranking executive of the Volvo Group ever positioned in India.Divry has over two decades of experience in the commercial vehicles and automotive industries, both at Renault Trucks and in the Volvo Group. He has a background in Operations and Project Management, and was head of Volvo Powertrain France from 2003 to 2008. He also held significant positions in Business Development and Strategic Planning, and was since 2009 head of Global Product and Marketing for Volvo Bus Corporation in Sweden.