Nicole Melillo Shaw is to step up from her present place as Volvo Automobile UK industrial operations director to change into the enterprise’ subsequent managing director.
Melillo Shaw replaces Kristian Elvefors who’s to depart Volvo Automobile UK after 4 years main the corporate.
Elvefors, who’s pursuing a brand new alternative outdoors Volvo Vehicles and the automotive trade, took the helm in June 2019, having beforehand led the model’s Swedish operations.
Reflecting on his time at Volvo Automobile UK, he commented: “I’m proud to have labored with an awesome workforce to assist the corporate via a crucial interval of transition. This has included shifting Volvo Vehicles’ first international market from a wholesale to a retail operation, change that we achieved collectively and in alignment with our retailer companions.
“Folks have been key in what we’ve got completed as a enterprise. I got down to construct a multi-skilled administration workforce with a broad vary of expertise and skills from totally different sectors, and it has been a privilege to work with them to construct a robust organisation with a difficult and provoking tradition.”
Melillo Shaw joined Volvo Automobile UK in March 2020 as shopper director, bringing along with her 18 years’ expertise in senior advertising and marketing roles with worldwide manufacturers. In June 2022 she moved to her present function as industrial operations director.
She mentioned: “It has been vastly rewarding to work carefully with Kristian through the previous few years – he has made an awesome private contribution to rising our enterprise. I stay up for the challenges and alternatives forward, and persevering with to work with the broader Volvo Automobile UK enterprise and our retailer companions to maintain the buyer on the coronary heart of the whole lot we do.”
Elvefors will depart the corporate on the finish of the 12 months, serving to to make sure a easy transition to the brand new management which takes impact in November.