Volvo Group has announced some significant appointments to its executive leadership team in Australia , which it says reinforces its commitment to enhancing relationships with government and industry stakeholders.

As part to the announcement Volvo has appointed Lauren Pulitano,  who boasts a distinguished professional career with a 15-year tenure at Volvo Group, as vice president of public affairs.

According to Volvo Group Pulitano currently serves as vice president of governmental sales and UD Trucks Australia, and brings a wealth of experience from her roles within the bus and trucks business areas across Australia, Sweden, and Singapore. She will continue in her role as vice president of UD Trucks.

According to the statement Pulitano’s appointment underscores Volvo Group Australia’s strategic focus on strengthening engagement with major government and industry partners.

It goes ro say that In parallel, Cameron Bettany, who is an accomplished expert in government projects, emergency services sector, and stakeholder management in the Asia Pacific region, has been promoted to the position of vice president, group governmental sales.

 Volvo says thatBettany’s history of fostering robust relationships with government agencies ‘aligns seamlessly with Volvo Group Australia’s aim to elevate its profile across all tiers of government’.

President and CEO, Volvo Group Australia, Martin Merrick, expressed his enthusiasm for these appointments, saying the company is thrilled to welcome Lauren Pulitano as Vice president of public affairs and Cameron Bettany as vice president, group governmental sales.

“Their proven track records and expertise are invaluable assets that will undoubtedly contribute to Volvo Group Australia’s continued growth and success,” Merrick said.

The company said that the  announcement reflects its commitment to its transformation journey and ongoing dedication to innovation, collaboration, and effective stakeholder engagement and a significant strategic step.