José Olimpio appointed Vice President Remarketing & Asset Management at VFS Headquarters

Responsible for developing the strategic direction for the sale of used trucks and equipment held by VFS, José will also aim to increase VFS’ integration with other Volvo Group business areas on related initiatives, and align strategies for residual positions.

José Olimpio

Effective 1st July, Volvo Financial Servcies (VFS) has announced that José Olimpio has been appointed Vice President Remarketing & Asset Management at its headquarters. In this position he will work closely with the Volvo Group commercial and risk functions, establishing strategies that maximize used truck and equipment financial results, and establish measures that evaluate the success of those strategies.

Remarketing and asset management
José will also be responsible for developing guidelines and policies related to remarketing and asset management, and ensure appropriate monitoring and tools are implemented within markets, region and global functions. He will assist in the development of commercial and used truck financing programs that support used trucks and equipment strategic execution. He will also work with VFS Regions and the finance-and-risk functions to develop appropriate metrics for measuring and reporting results. 

José joined the Volvo Group in 1999, and VFS in 2018 as VP Spanish-Speaking Markets within VFS Americas. Here he held responsibility for operations and profit-and-loss for VFS in Mexico, Chile and Peru. Before then, he held various leadership positions within Volvo Trucks and Volvo wholly-owned dealerships, in Argentina, Chile and Brazil. José holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil and a Master of Business Administration degree in Team Management from Fundacao Getulio Vargas, Brazil. He is fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish. He will remain based in Greensboro, North Carolina, USA and report to Brian Dumbill, SVP & Chief Risk Officer at VFS.

For further information, please contact:

Allison Long
SVP, Communications
Volvo Financial Services
Tel: int +1 336 420 7617
Email: allison [dot] long [at] vfsco [dot] com

Brian O’Sullivan
Tel: int +44 77 333 50307
Email: osullivan [at] se10 [dot] com

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