Mike Corcoran has been appointed acting managing director for Volvo Trucks UK & Ireland.
He succeeds Arne Knaben, who takes up an appointment as Volvo Trucks’ vice president of Hub MEENA (Middle East, East & North Africa) with effect from October 15, 2018.
Corcoran (pictured) currently holds the position of commercial director for Volvo Trucks UK & Ireland. He will take up his new position on October 1 and will continue be based at Volvo Group UK’s headquarters in Warwick, reporting to Roger Alm, president Volvo Trucks Europe.
The new acting MD joined Volvo in 2000, having graduated from the University of Plymouth in 1998. Since December 2014 he has been responsible for Volvo Trucks’ new trucks business – including fleet sales - in the UK & Ireland.
A full-time replacement for Arne Knaben will be announced in due course following a recruitment process.