Press Release
Date of issue   Mar 01, 2007 | ID: 10853



Present Position: Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Volvo Car Corporation, as of 1 March 2007


Joined Volvo Cars: in 2007


Born: 9 January 1954, in Gothenburg, Sweden


Education: Pedagogical and Behavioural Science at Gothenburg University


Previous positions:

1975 - 1980 Training Manager at the Board of Civil Aviation, Sweden.
1980 - 1990 SAS (Scandinavian Airlines System)
1980 - 1982 Training Manager at Gothenburg Landvetter Airport
1982 - 1985 Divisional Manager at Gothenburg Landvetter Airpor1985 - 1990 Station Manager and 1989-1990 in parallel Project Manager Organisational Setup at Arlanda Airport, Stockholm Sweden
1990 - 1994 Group HR President Kapp Ahl AB, Sweden
1994 - 1995 Vice President HR Frigoscandia AB, Sweden
1995 - 2000 Senior Vice President HR Cardo AB, Sweden
2000 - 2005 Senior Vice President HR Mölnlycke Health Care AB, Sweden
2005 - 2007 Senior Vice President Luvata International, England



Björn Sällstrom joined the Volvo Car Corporation as Senior Vice President Human Resources and member of the Volvo Cars Management Team in March 2007. Prior to this he was Senior Vice President, Human Resources at Luvata International in London, a position he held since 2005.

During the first 15 years of his career Bjorn Sällstrom worked in the airline industry and held various managerial positions. During this period, he also served as a member of the negotiating body in the collective agreement negotiations for the airline industry.

Over the past 16 years of his career he has headed Human Resources operations and been a member of the Group Management Teams of the various companies for which he has worked, spanning the areas of retailing, distribution and logistics, engineering and manufacturing, health care and metal fabrication. The companies for which he has worked were both public listed and non-listed.

Björn Sällström recently moved back to Sweden from England where he has lived for the past two years.

In his free time, he enjoys listening to music of all kinds, watching and practising a variety of sports and creating memorable dinner experiences for friends and family.

Issued: 1 March 2007/BS/LPN 50250

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