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VOLVO Group Australia has announced the winners in its dealer network for achievements in 2020 in a special online awards ceremony.

The awards were presented by Volvo Group’s vice president of services and retail development, Richard Singer, who joined the company in this role earlier this year from Scania Australia.

He said the awards were important to showcase “the dedication and incredible efforts of our dealer network and that these qualities still shone through despite 2020 being a year like no other.”

Both Trucks Centre Western Australia and Crokers Trucks Centre Mackay picked up the Safety Award while the Customer Satisfaction Award went to VCV Gold Coast, Trucks Centre Western Australia, Forrestfield was named Metropolitan Dealer of the Year and Regional Dealer of the Year was VCV Gold Coast.

VCV Sydney and VCV Brisbane were hailed Volvo Financial Services Dealer of the Year, with Volvo Financial Services Runner-up award going to CMV Truck and Bus Derrimut.

Mr Singer comes to Volvo Group from almost three years at Scania as regional executive manager based in Brisbane.

Prior to this he was general manager of CMV Group in Melbourne, and before that, director of commercial aftermarket for Mack Trucks global based in the US.

It is Mr Singer’s second employment with Volvo after spending five years at Volvo Trucks Corporation as national parts commercial manager and director of aftersales commercial, Asia, covering Volvo, UD and Renault trucks.

By Neil Dowling

Kelley Blue Book