Currently president and CEO at Trellborg AB, Arp will succeed Hans-Oloy Olsson who will become chairman of the board.
Mark Fields executive vice president, Premier Automotive Group and Ford of Europe, says: "Arp's challenge is to lead the further growth of the Volvo business. Arp has an impressive track record in sales and manufacturing and I am delighted he has agreed to accept this challenge. I look forward to welcoming him to Volvo and to Ford Motor Company."
Kiley has been with Volvo for two years and previously worked in the telecommunications industry.