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Ron Huibers Recognized as an NACD Governance Fellow

Volvo Penta of the Americas President Joins Nationally Recognized Community of Corporate Directors

CHESAPEAKE, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) recently recognized Ron Huibers, president of Volvo Penta of the Americas, as an NACD Governance Fellow.

As the highest standard of credentialing for directors and governance professionals, NACD Fellowship is a comprehensive and continuous program of study that empowers Fellows with the latest insights, intelligence, and leading boardroom practices. The NACD identifies, interprets and delivers insights on critical issues that shape board agendas and through actionable resources; the organization is enhancing directors’ abilities to fulfill their roles in strengthening the value of the enterprise.

“We are proud to announce that Ron Huibers has joined NACD’s credentialed directors and has taken the next step in the pursuit of boardroom excellence,” said Peter Gleason, CEO of NACD. “Our Fellows help advance the highest standards for those who serve in the boardroom, strengthening our businesses, and driving director professionalism.”

“The NACD Fellowship program presents a platform for idea-sharing and knowledge exchange among business leaders representing a variety of verticals,” said Huibers. “Together, we’re defining the future of boardroom excellence and developing new skills and assets that will guide our organizations and industries through critical periods of business transformation.”

As president of Volvo Penta of the Americas, Huibers is responsible for the strategic direction and execution of the company’s operations throughout North, Central and South America covering marine and industrial markets. Huibers has completed executive programs at Harvard, IMD in Switzerland, and McGill and Queen’s University in Canada, and also holds a bachelor’s degree in business economics from Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario. He is currently a board member of the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), chairman and board member of Seven Marine, and has held a number of prior board and senior roles within Volvo Group, including Mack Trucks, Volvo Financial Services, Volvo Construction Equipment and United Way.

About NACD

Representing hundreds of today’s largest and most-diverse corporations in the world, NACD Fellows serve on boards of NASDAQ OMX- and NYSE-listed companies. NACD Fellows provide a snapshot of the caliber of directors engaged in continuous learning with NACD — the recognized authority on leading boardroom practices that more than 17,000 directors rely on to lead with confidence.

About Volvo Penta

Volvo Penta, with approximately 3,500 dealers in over 130 countries, is a world-leading and global manufacturer of engines and complete power systems for boats, vessels and industrial applications. The engine program comprises diesel and gasoline engines with power outputs of between 10 and 1,000 hp. Volvo Penta is part of the Volvo Group, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of heavy trucks, buses and construction equipment.

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