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Flaherty Named President, Mack Trucks North American Sales & Marketing

GREENSBORO, NC (December 19, 2011) – Mack Trucks, Inc. today announced that effective January 1, 2012, Kevin Flaherty has been named President of North American Sales & Marketing.  In this capacity, Flaherty will be responsible for all of the company’s North American commercial activities.

Flaherty has been with the company for 38 years, and has served since 2001 as senior vice president for the U.S. and Canada.  He will continue to be based at the company’s headquarters in Greensboro, NC.

Flaherty will continue to report to Dennis Slagle, who as part of a recently announced reorganization has been promoted to Volvo Group Executive Vice President for Trucks Sales & Marketing Americas.  In this position, Slagle will oversee the commercial activities of all the Volvo Group’s truck brands in North and South America, and have global responsibility for the Mack brand.


CAPTION:  Kevin Flaherty, President of North American Sales & Marketing, Mack Trucks, Inc.

Dedicated to quality, reliability, and total customer satisfaction, Mack Trucks, Inc. has provided its customers with innovative transportation solutions for more than a century.  Today, Mack is one of North America’s largest producers of heavy-duty trucks and MACK® trucks are sold and serviced through an extensive distribution network in more than 45 countries.  Mack trucks and diesel engines sold in North America are assembled in the United States.  Mack manufacturing locations are certified to the internationally recognized ISO 9001 standard for quality and ISO 14001 standard for environmental management systems.  Mack is also a proud sponsor of Share the Road, an American Trucking Associations' public information campaign aimed at enhancing the safety of our nation’s roadways.

Mack Trucks, Inc. is part of the Volvo Group, one of the world's leading manufacturers of trucks, buses and construction equipment, drive systems for marine and industrial applications, aerospace components and services, and is one of the world's leading producers of heavy-diesel engines (9-16 liter).  The Group also provides complete solutions for financing and service.  The Volvo Group, which employs more than 90,000 people, has production facilities in 19 countries and sells their products in more than 180 markets.  Volvo Group sales for 2010 amounted to $36.7 billion.  The Volvo Group is a publicly-held company headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden.  Volvo Shares are listed on Nasdaq OMX Nordic Exchange and are traded OTC in the U.S.

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