Volvo has announced a coup for its bus sales operations in Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania, with the announcement that former King Long Bus sales boss, Anthony Fisicaro has been appointed as the new Volvo Bus sales manager for its dealer CMV Truck & Bus.

Fisicaro brings vast industry experience, and CMV says he will be an integral part of the CMV Truck & Bus team, joining Darren Cottle in supporting Volvo Bus sales.

Fisicaro has more than a decade of bus industry experience, including successfully running the Chinese King Long brand for importer Heavy Vehicles Australia, along with a strong history of active involvement in a number of the state bus associations as well as with the Bus Industry Confederation (BIC).

“Anthony has an excellent understanding of customers’ operations and has developed many strong relationships with key stakeholders across the industry. He commence his new role on the 6th January at  CMV Truck & Bus’ state-of-the-art Derrimut dealership in Melbourne’s west,” said CMV Truck & Bus – Victoria, general manager, Miles Crawford.

“Anthony joins us with a wealth of bus sales and industry experience. This together with his knowledge and passion for the industry, will be an important part of our growth and further enhanced customer support in Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania,” said Miles Crawford.

“Anthony’s customer relationship skills will be a major asset for CMV Truck & Bus and the Volvo Bus team, who are excited to welcome him to the team,” he added.

Volvo Bus Australia general manager, Lauren Downs said the appointment reinforces Volvo Bus and CMV Truck & Bus’ continued commitment to servicing customers across Victoria, South Australia, and Tasmania, and underpins the strong focus to remain the market leader through delivering high quality, safe and sustainable transport solutions, with a team of dedicated and passionate bus industry experts.

“We are extremely excited to welcome Anthony to the Volvo Bus team. His considerable experience, exceptional customer relationship skills and high level of respect from the industry will certainly strengthen our position across the southern states,”  said Lauren Downs