VOLVO BUS AUSTRALIA APPOINTS NEW BDM

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


EFFECTIVE immediately, Volvo Bus Australia’s sales and marketing specialist Kate Totman is now its business development manager (BDM), having accepted a new role within the VBA team, the company announced recently.

VOLVO BUS AUSTRALIA APPOINTS NEW BDM
“Kate has been a great asset to the team over the years as sales and marketing coordinator and, most recently, in her role as business manager,” said Mitch Peden, general manager, Volvo Bus Australia.

In this new role, Totman will work alongside Volvo Bus Australia’s key account managers and product team to evaluate tenders and will provide integral support in coordinating tender preparation, the company explains.

Concurrently, Totman will continue to oversee the sales, marketing, events and communications activities within Volvo Bus Australia, VBA clarifies.

"Kate has been a great asset to the team over the years as sales and marketing coordinator and, most recently, in her role as business manager," said Mitch Peden, general manager, Volvo Bus Australia.

"Kate brings to this commercial role a wealth of experience in marketing, sales and event production, having led sales and marketing campaigns for multinational clients in various global markets, including Asia and United Kingdom.

"Tenders are a key part of the Volvo Bus business and, given Kate’s strong people and organisational focus, her support will be integral to our tender processes moving forward," Peden explained.

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ABOUT VOLVO BUS

Volvo Buses is one of the world’s leading bus manufacturers, with a strong focus on vehicles and systems for long-term sustainable public transport, it states.

The product range includes complete transport solutions, city buses, intercity buses and tourist coaches, as well as services in financing, vehicle servicing, vehicle diagnostics and traffic information, it adds.

Volvo Buses is part of Volvo Group, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses and construction machines, as well as drive systems for marine and industrial applications. Volvo Group also provides complete financing solutions, it explains.

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