By: Fabian Cotter, Photography by: courtesy Volvo Bus Australia

AT A TIME when news of Volvo Bus Australia leadership changes have been announced, the company has also confirmed the appointment of its new technical and body-build support manager, Mark Fryer.

“We are pleased to welcome Mark to the Volvo Bus Australia team,” said Lauren Downs, outgoing general manager, Volvo Bus Australia.

This role will see Fryer providing instrumental body-build technical, quality and project support to the engineering and aftersales team, the company states.

Fryer joined Volvo Bus Australia on March 11, 2020, with a wealth of industry experience and knowledge, it explains.

Having worked for Volgren for the past 15 years, Fryer has developed exceptional skills within the bus industry, where he has built and maintained relationships with key stakeholders and played a significant role in servicing customers, it says.

According to the company, his most recent role as production supervisor with Volgren saw him overseeing the management of production at their Melbourne facility.

With strong motivation and a passion for manufacturing, Fryer is delighted to be working alongside the engineering and aftersales team at Volvo Bus Australia, Volvo Bus adds.

His history of enhancing customer experiences through process improvements and optimised quality systems will further strengthen the Volvo Bus team, it states.



"We are pleased to welcome Mark to the Volvo Bus Australia team," said Lauren Downs, outgoing general manager, Volvo Bus Australia.

"He has clearly demonstrated results throughout his time in the industry and we are thrilled to have him showcase his talents as part of our team. "His attitude strongly aligns with the values of Volvo Bus Australia in being committed to ensuring the highest quality, customer satisfaction and demonstrating a strong dedication to servicing the industry.

"He has proven hands-on experience and quick problem-solving capabilities that will greatly benefit both Volvo and our customers," Downs said.

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Fryer will be working alongside Dean Moule, engineering and electro-mobility product manager at Volvo Bus Australia, the company says. 

Fryer’s passion for teamwork and customer success will further enhance the internal success of Volvo Bus Australia’s engineering and aftersales team and will be vital to the company moving forward, it states.

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