Press Release
Date of issue   Aug 01, 2011 | ID: 40325


Born: 1954


Present Position:  

Vice President Electric Propulsion Systems, Volvo Cars


Previous Positions at Volvo Car Corporation:
2003-2006 Regional President Volvo Car Central Europe
2000-2003 Managing Director Volvo Car Austria and East Central Europe
1997-2000 Managing Director Volvo Car Austria Gmbh
1993-1997 Business director Private importers Europe
1985-1993 Global marketing, commercial training, Project management Car Launches, Project management Global introductions
1978-1985  Research and Development, Body design, project management, Vehicle line project management


Previous Positions outside Volvo Car Corporation:

Customer relationship manager, wholesale company Gothenburg, Sweden



Engineer, Mechanical Sciences
International Business, Diploma
INSEAD, Volvo Car Corporation programme


Lennart Stegland has been with the Volvo Car Corporation since 1978. He began his career within Volvo Research & Development before moving to the commercial side and concentrating on brand development, sales and marketing, gaining worldwide experience on the way.
He took over as business director in Brussels in 1993, where he led the development of private importers for Volvo Car Corporation in Europe. In 1997, Lennart Stegland was appointed managing director for the sales company in Austria. In a logical progression, he formed and managed a business development hub to develop the market in east central Europe, establishing a structure of sales companies, importers, and dealers in ten countries.
Lennart Stegland became regional president for Volvo Car Central Europe in 2003, which included responsibility for sales operations in Germany, Switzerland, and the East Central Europe Hub. After that he became President of Volvo Car Special Vehicles since 2006. Volvo Car Special Vehicles is dedicated to develop premium products, including the Volvo C30 Electric.

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