International Van of the Year started in 1992 as a spin-off of International Truck of the Year. Most of the jury members are the same and so are the magazines they represent. The first chairman of IVoY was Lorenzo Raffo, editor of Tuttotrasporti from Italy. From 1997 until 2013. president was Pieter Wieman, editor of TTM magazine and Bestelauto from The Netherlands, and at November 27. 2013 Jarlath Sweeney, Group Editor, Fleet Transport Magazine from Ireland took over.