Volvo Canada announces newly appointed VP of Network Development
New position created to further strengthen organizational setup in Canada
TORONTO, ON (May 8, 2013) - Volvo Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Martin as VP of Network Development for Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. Martin will join the ranks of Volvo Canada at the new head office in Richmond Hill commencing May 14th, where he will work to further strengthen the organizational setup in Canada by implementing the network strategy laid out in the upcoming growth plans. He will report directly to Marc Engelen, President & CEO Volvo Cars of Canada Corp.
This newly created role has been established to coordinate network development activities and be the main point of contact for the headquarters in all aspects of the network agenda. Martin will lead the development of a stronger premium dealer network within all regions of the Canadian market and ensure the implementation and support of the Retail Strategy 2020 framework. This includes, but is not limited to, the conception and implementation of initiatives that refine the retail customer experience through facility management, investment and growth opportunities.
"We are happy to welcome Daniel to the Volvo family along with his expanse of knowledge and experience in this industry," says Marc Engelen, President & CEO Volvo Cars of Canada Corp., "I look forward to working collaboratively with him to develop a sustainable growth plan for Volvo in Canada."
Martin holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Concordia University and has extensive industry experience from past positions at Nissan, Porsche and Suzuki.
"I'm very excited to join the Volvo Canada team," says Daniel Martin, newly appointed VP of Network Development, Volvo Cars of Canada Corp., "I look forward to working collaboratively to grow the brand and maximize the vast dealer potential in the Canadian market."
Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. is part of the Volvo Car Group of Gothenburg, Sweden. The company provides marketing, sales, parts, service, technology and training support to the 42 Volvo automobile retailers across the country. The S60 and XC60 are among only 18 vehiclesthat were awarded the prestigious new Top Safety Pick+ by IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety).