Volvo Group Australia has announced that Lauren Downs has been appointed as the new UD Trucks Australia Vice President of Sales, commencing in the role from May 1, 2020.
Lauren is the current Volvo Bus Australia General Manager and will succeed Mark Strambi following his decision to retire.
Lauren has an extensive resume with Volvo Bus, beginning when still studying at university before spending four years from 2008 as a Sales and Marketing Coordinator. Her expertise saw her secure a role as a Global Sales and Competence Development Manager in Gothenburg at Volvo Bus Headquarters before moving to Volvo Bus East Asia in Singapore as Commercial Development Director.
Returning to Volvo Bus Australia in 2017, Lauren was a Major Accounts Manager before assuming her current role in March 2018.