Chairman of the Board, elected in April 2012.
Independence: Independent in relation to the company and management as well as in relation to the company’s major shareholders.
Holdings in Volvo, own and related parties as per February 24, 2020: 2,000,000 Series B shares.
Committee work: Chairman of the Remuneration Committee.
Other current assignments: Chairman of The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) and Chairman of the European Round Table of Industrialists.
Principal work experience: Has held various positions at Asea Brown Boveri (ABB) and Securitas AB, President and CEO of Assa Abloy AB, President and CEO of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, member of the External Advisory Board of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, the Advisory Board of Harvard Kennedy School and Board Chairman of BP plc.
Education: MSc in Applied Physics, Linköping Institute of Technology, BSc Business Administration, University of Uppsala.