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Volvo Group Town Hall
December 10, 2020 , 9:00 am – 12:00 pm EST

OESA and HDMA are pleased to host the 2020 Members-Only Volvo Group Town Hall on Thursday, December 10, 2020 via virtual format. Michael Lovati, senior vice president group trucks purchasing, Shannon Goodwin, vice president powertrain purchasing and Howard Monk, vice president supplier quality and development, will provide members with a unique opportunity to hear the latest Volvo Group supplier initiatives, strategic updates and an overview of upcoming purchasing projects. A Q&A session that will follow the presentations that will address questions from attendees. 

Following the Q&A session, additional Volvo Group executives will be available to network one-on-one with attendees via virtual format and discuss sourcing opportunities for the following commodity groups:

  • Cab & Electrical

    • Jeff Blussick – Manager, Supplier Quality Engineering NA

    • Carlos Esquivel – Manager, Supplier Quality Engineering NA

    • Apurva Shah – Director, Cab & Electrical Purchasing NA

  • Chassis & Vehicle Dynamics

    • ​​​​​​​Laura Fisher – Manager, Supplier Quality Engineering NA

    • Mai Pham – Manager, Uptime Purchasing NA

    • Jacki Sheley – Director, CVD & Metals Purchasing NA

  • Powertrain EMOB

    • ​​​​​​​Chris Coulter – Purchasing Manager, Vendor and Forgings

    • Michael Good – Purchasing Manager, Combustion and Forgings

    • Mangesh Mohite – Manager, Supplier Quality Engineering NA

  • Indirect Services

    • ​​​​​​​Andy Smith – Purchasing Manager, Investment

Supplier members that are looking to foster a new relationship with Volvo Trucks or those who wish to enhance an existing relationship are encouraged to attend.


Registration for the HDMA OESA 2020 Members Only Volvo Group Trucks Purchasing Town Hall has closed. Please reach out to with any registration inquiries.


  • Michael Lovati – Senior Vice President, Group Trucks Purchasing, Volvo Group

  • Shannon Goodwin – Vice President, Powertrain Purchasing, Volvo Group

  • Howard Monk – Vice President, Supplier Quality and Development, Volvo Group

  • Early Bird: $100 (ends Thursday, November 24, 2020)

  • Regular: $125

  • Registration closes December 8, 2020 – Confirmation and virtual platform credentials will be sent no later than close of business on December 9, 2020. 


Samples of components and systems of interest include:

  • Additive manufacturing (i.e. 3D printing)

  • Cam trim suppliers

  • Castings and forgings

  • Class A large composites

  • CMS systems

  • Construction

  • EGR valves/EGR coolers

  • Electro mobility

  • Fuel injectors

  • Fuel pumps, water pumps

  • Gravity low-pressure die castings

  • Headlamps

  • HMI electronics

  • Heavy brackets & iron castings

  • Hoses

  • Low volume, fabrication

  • Mirrors

  • Simple and complex sheet metal

  • Tanks

  • Thermoplastic valve covers

  • Turbochargers

  • Window assemblies

  • 3PL (third party logistics)

  • 3PM (third party manufacturers)