Volvo CE appoints new head of operations

By Lewis Tyler27 March 2023

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has appointed Kamel Sid as its head of operations.

Kamel Sid, head of operations, Volvo CE Kamel Sid, head of operations, Volvo CE. (Photo: Volvo CE)

Sid previously held the role on an acting basis, having replaced former head of operations Jean Marc des Courieres who retired in 2022.

He has been with the company since 2012, in which time he has served as vice president of operations, vice president of operations for loaders, trucks, road machinery and components and vice president of industrial strategy and global supply chain.

In a career that has spanned more than 22 years, Sid has also held roles at Renault Trucks, Meritor and Faurecia.

According to Volvo CE, the new role will see Sid assume responsibility for the smooth running, efficiency, quality and output of its global operations.

Sid said, “I am thrilled to continue working with our many passionate and committed colleagues in Operations and together drive our transformation agenda.”

Melker Jernberg, president of Volvo CE, adds: “After six months as acting Head of Operations I am delighted that Kamel has agreed to join the Executive Management Team as a permanent member.

“He has wide experience both inside and outside the Volvo Group and will play an important role in taking our operations organization to the next level at this time of transformation and change in our business.”

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