Volvo Financial Services appoints Hawkes president

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Volvo Financial Services announced that Leo Hawkes has been appointed president of its Region the Americas operations, with responsibility for the North America, Latin America and South Africa markets. Hawkes has been with Volvo Financial Services since 2001, most recently serving as chief financial officer for the Americas, and has more than 26 years in financial management experience, including various executive positions with General Electric, W.W. Grainger and other companies.

Hawkes replaces Martin Weissburg, who has been appointed president of Volvo Financial Services global operations. In his new position, Hawkes will be located in Volvo Financial Services’ headquarters in Greensboro, N.C., and will report to Weissburg.