Carl-Henric Svanberg

Chairman of the Board, elected in April 2012.

Born: 1952.

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 27, 2023: 2,000,000 Series B shares.

Committee work: Chairman of the Remuneration Committee.

Other current assignments: Chairman of the European Round Table of Industry (ERT) and of the Swedish Corporate Governance Board. 

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, Board Chairman of BP plc, member of External Advisory Board of the Earth Institute at Columbia University and the Advisory Board of Harvard Kennedy School. Previous assignments also include Chairman of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA).

Education: MSc in Applied Physics, Linköping Institute of Technology, BSc Business Administration, University of Uppsala.


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