GREENSBORO, NC (April 9, 2014) – Mack Trucks named Brian Layman its new vice president of Business Development. In this newly created role, Layman will be responsible for product segmentation, development and management of sales programs, dealer measurements and new truck sales pricing and quoting activities for truck sales in North America.
“Mack is pleased to have Brian on board in this new position as a part of our team,” said Stephen Roy, president, Mack Trucks North American Sales & Marketing. “We created this position to seek new market opportunities while working to expand our presence within our segments.”
Layman has 14 years of experience in the trucking industry in a variety of roles, including his most recent position where he was responsible for the Mack Trucks Academy. Prior to joining Mack, Layman spent eight years in various leadership roles in the banking and finance industry.
Among his many achievements, Layman led the Mack Trucks Academy team to the 2013 Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Gold Award in recognition of the Mack Trucks Academy Master Tech certification process, outperforming industry heavyweights Microsoft Corp. and United Healthcare in the same category.
Layman has a bachelor’s degree from Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C. and an MBA from Wake Forest University in Winston Salem, N.C. Layman also is a graduate of the ATD Dealer Academy.
He will continue to be based in Greensboro at Mack World Headquarters.
Dedicated to quality, reliability, and total customer satisfaction, Mack Trucks, Inc. has provided its customers with innovative transportation solutions for more than a century. Today, Mack is one of North America’s largest producers of heavy-duty trucks and Mack® trucks are sold and serviced through an extensive distribution network in more than 45 countries. Mack trucks and diesel engines sold in North America are assembled in the United States. Mack manufacturing locations are certified to the internationally recognized ISO 9001 standard for quality and ISO 14001 standard for environmental management systems. Mack is also a proud sponsor of Share the Road, an American Trucking Associations’ public information campaign aimed at enhancing the safety of our nation’s roadways.
Mack Trucks, Inc. is part of the Volvo Group, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines. The Group also provides complete solutions for financing and service. The Volvo Group, which employs about 110,000 people, has production facilities in 19 countries and sells its products in more than 190 markets. In 2013, the Volvo Group’s sales amounted to $41.5 billion. The Volvo Group is a publicly-held company headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden. Volvo shares are listed on OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm and are traded OTC in the U.S.