Press Release
Date of issue   Feb 05, 2013 | ID: 47596

Carl-Peter Forster appointed member of the Board of Directors of Volvo Car Corporation


Carl-Peter Forster has been appointed a new member of the Board of Directors of Volvo Car Corporation (Volvo Cars).


Carl-Peter Forster has a long and broad experience in the car industry. He was President of General Motors Europe from 2004 to 2009. In 2010, he was appointed Group CEO of Tata Motors globally.


On September 1, 2012, Carl-Peter Forster became a chief advisor to Zhejiang Geely Holding Group and on January 9, 2013 he became a non-executive member of the board of the listed company Geely Automobile Holdings Co. Ltd.


"Mr Forster brings great experience and knowledge of the car industry to the Board of Directors of Volvo Cars", says Li Shufu, Chairman of Volvo Car Corporation. "His deep understanding of the business and product development will be an important asset for Volvo Cars in the company's ongoing transformation," states Li Shufu.

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