Mack Trucks, Inc. announced that effective January 1, 2012, Kevin Flaherty has been named President of North American Sales & Marketing. In this capacity, Flaherty will be responsible for all of the company's North American commercial activities.

Flaherty has been with the company for 38 years, and has served since 2001 as senior vice president for the U.S. and Canada. He will continue to be based at the company's headquarters in Greensboro, NC.

Flaherty will continue to report to Dennis Slagle, who as part of a recently announced reorganization has been promoted to Volvo Group Executive Vice President for Trucks Sales & Marketing Americas. In this position, Slagle will oversee the commercial activities of all the Volvo Group's truck brands in North and South America, and have global responsibility for the Mack brand.