Press Release
Date of issue   Oct 19, 2012 | ID: 46414

HÅKAN SAMUELSSON, CV AND BIOGRAPHY

 

 

Present position: President & CEO of Volvo Car Group as of October 19, 2012

 

Born: 1951

 

Education: MSc in Mechanical Engineering from KTH Royal Institute of Technology

 

Professional experience:

2000 - 2009

2005 - 2009

2000 - 2005

MAN AG

MAN AG, Chairman & CEO

MAN Nutzfahrzeuge AG, Chairman & CEO

MAN AG, Executive Board Member 

1977 - 2000

1996 - 2000

1993 - 1996

1988 - 1993

1987 - 1988

1977 - 1987

Scania Group

Executive Board Member Development / Production

Industrial Director

Director Powertrain

Head of Engine Development

Various Technical Management Positions

 

Concurrent board of director responsibilities:

Teknikföretagen, Member of the Board of Directors (since 2013)


BIOGRAPHY
Following an MSc in mechanical engineering, Håkan Samuelsson started his professional career in Scania in 1977 where he stayed for more than 20 years.  Mr. Samuelsson held leading positions within the technical organisation of Scania before he joined the executive board in 1996 where he was responsible for development and production.  He brought his vast truck experience from Scania to MAN in 2000, when he became head of MAN Nutzfahrzeuge, a subsidiary of MAN AG.  When Mr. Samuelsson became CEO of MAN in 2005, he initiated a broad restructuring of the group which resulted in an enhanced and more efficient organization with a more focused product portfolio.  Mr. Samuelsson has served in Latin America and in multiple parts of Europe.

 

Media Contacts

 

Stefan Elfström

Corporate Spokesman

Volvo Car Group

 

Phone: +46 31 596525

Mobile: +46 31 596525

stefan.elfstrom@volvocars.com

 

 

Volvo Car Group Media Relations

 

Phone: +46 31-596525

Mobile: +46 31-596525

media@volvocars.com

 

 
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