John M. Thomas has been named executive vice president of sales for Vanguard Truck Centers. He will have authority over all new truck inventory, developing inventory models that will allow Vanguard to maximize synergies of its national geographic footprint, the company said.
Thomas has worked with both Mack and Volvo during a 38-year career, holding numerous positions including vice president -Southwest-Western regions for Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks; senior vice president - distribution development Mack Trucks/Volvo Trucks, and vice president - Western Region Mack Trucks.
“Vanguard continues to be committed to delivering the highest level of service to all its customers,” said Tom Ewing, president of Vanguard Truck Centers. “As our dealership network continues to grow, the Vanguard executive team continues to grow as well. With the addition of John Thomas, and the wealth of knowledge and experience he brings, we will execute our mission of leading the industry in consistently meeting and exceeding our customers’ expectations.” Vanguard takes pride in offering a unique customer experience in all of its dealerships by providing professional service and continued strength in its resources and inventory.