Assar Thorvald Nathanael Gabrielsson


Bachelor of Economics, Hon Dr. of Economics

Founder of Volvo. Managing Director of AB Volvo 1926-1956 and Head of the Volvo Group. Chairman of AB Volvo 1956-1962.

Born  August 13, 1891 in Korsberga, County of Skaraborg, son of Gabriel Nathanael Gabrielsson, bailiff, and Anna Helmina Larsson.
Died May 28, 1962 in the parish of Vasa, Göteborg.
Married 1916, to Anna Teresia Andersson, born December 19, 1890. Four children: Lars, Barbro, Jan and Bo.

1912-1916
Employed as stenographer in the Chancellery of the Lower House of the Swedish Parliament. He also helped out in his fathers egg business.

1916-1920
Employed at SKF in Göteborg.

1920-1922
Managing Director of the SKF subsidiary in France.
1923-1926
Sales Manager at SKF in Göteborg.
image text: Assar Thorvald Nathanael Gabrielsson
in Swedish

1926-1956   
Managing Director in AB Volvo.

1956-1962   
 
Chairman of the board of AB Volvo.