Management changes for Volvo


Volvo Australia has appointed David Woodward in the new Competency Manager position

Volvo Bus Australia is pleased to announce the addition of a Competency Manager to their team.

Industry and technical expert, David Woodward has been appointed to the role since October.

Based in Sydney, Woodward will be responsible for developing the skillsets of Volvo Bus Key technicians across the Volvo dealer network as well as operators’ technicians and drivers.

From his previous role as Volvo Bus Regional Service Manager and over 35 years’ of bus industry experience, Woodward has a wealth of knowledge, experience and dedication which will help him with his new appointment.

"I am thrilled about my new role as now I get to share my experiences with customers and dealers so that they can get the best results out of their Volvo’s," he says.

"I hope that sharing my knowledge will increase the competencies of Volvo employees as well as customers."

Woodward is a qualified mechanic and highly experienced in presenting and training. He also has gained a Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment.

Also accepting a new role in Volvo Bus Australia is Antra Saldums, who will now replace Kajsa Friberg as Commercial Aftersales Manager.

Saldums has been at Volvo Bus for over five years and within the group for 15.

In this role, Antra is responsible for the management of commercial aftersales activities including genuine Volvo parts sales and promotions, parts and service agreements web based customer tools and telematics products. 

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