Mack Names Dorwart Vocational Marketing Product Manager

GREENSBORO, N.C. (December 2, 2009) – Mack Trucks, Inc. named Curtis Dorwart vocational marketing product manager.  In this role, Dorwart is responsible for the commercialization of new and existing vocational products.  This includes truck applications such as construction, refuse and heavy haul served by the MACK® Granite™, TerraPro™ and Titan by Mack™ models.  He reports to Michael Reardon, Mack vice president of marketing.

            Before assuming his current position, Dorwart was a Mack product planning manager for the company’s low cab forward models, including the current TerraPro Cabover and Low Entry models.  His responsibilities included work on hybrid powertrain, alternative fuel powertrains, EPA2010 emissions development and air disc brakes.  Prior to that, he was a vehicle architect in the product development area, working on several projects involving the Granite model. He joined Mack in 1984.  Dorwart has a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Lafayette College and is based in Greensboro, N.C.

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® vehicles are sold and serviced in more than 45 countries worldwide.  All 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 and construction equipment, drive systems for marine and industrial applications, aerospace components and services, and one of the world’s leading producers of heavy-diesel engines (9-16 liter).  The Group also provides complete solutions for financing and service.  The Volvo Group, which employs about 100,000 people, has production facilities in 19 countries and sells their products in more than 180 markets.  Volvo Group sales for 2008 amounted to over $46 billion.  The Volvo Group is a publicly-held company headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden.  Volvo Shares are listed on Nasdaq OMX Nordic Exchange and are traded OTC in the U.S. 

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