GÖTEBORG, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Volvo (STO:VOLVA) (STO:VOLVB)
Scott Rafkin, 46, has been appointed President of Volvo Financial Services, VFS. He is currently the acting President of VFS, and was prior to that Chief Financial Officer, CFO, of the same company.
Scott Rafkin has held various senior positions within VFS since 2001, and has been the acting President since January 2014, when he replaced the previous President Martin Weissburg. Scott Rafkin has over 17 years financial services experience and an extensive in-depth knowledge of the transportation and equipment finance industry. He lives in the U.S, and has a Bachelor of Business Administration at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Scott Rafkin will report to Jan Gurander, Volvo Group CFO and Executive Vice President Corporate Finance and Control, and he will be a member of the Volvo Group Executive Team. Scott Rafkin will take up his new position on July 1, 2014.
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