James W. Griffith
Member of the Board, elected in April 2014.
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: 40,000 Series B shares.
Committee work: Member of the Remuneration Committee.
Other current assignments: Board member in Illinois Tool Works Inc.
Principal work experience: Began his career at The Timken Company in 1984, where he has held several management positions, such as responsible for Timken’s bearing business activities in Asia, the Pacific and Latin America and for the company’s automotive business in North America. Until 2014 President and CEO at Timken Company.
Education: BSc Industrial Engineering, MBA from Stanford University.