Press Release
Date of issue   Apr 02, 2013 | ID: 48579

LARS DANIELSON, CV & BIOGRAPHY 

 

Present position: Senior Vice President, Volvo Cars China Operations.

 

Born: 1949 

 

Education: B.A. in mathematics in Computer science at the University of Gothenburg.

 

Professional experience:

 

2013-                     Senior Vice President Volvo Cars China.

2010-2013              Vice president, Volvo Cars Manufacturing Asia, Shanghai, China.

2006-2010              General Manager, Volvo Cars Torslanda (VCT), Gothenburg, Sweden.

1998-2006              Vice President Manufacturing, Saab Automobile, Trollhättan, Sweden.

1995-1998              Director of press shop operations, General Motors Europe, Zurich, Switzerland.

1992-1995              Press shop manager, Saab Automobile.

1989-1992              Director Material / Production Control and logistics, Saab Automobile.

1975-1989              Various positions within Saab Automobile, Trollhättan, Sweden.

 

BIOGRAPHY

Lars Danielson has more than 20 years of experience from executive positions in the automotive industry. As a native Swede, he started his career at Saab Automobile. There he held several positions and was the head of manufacturing operations for 8 years.

 

In 2006 Mr Danielson joined Volvo Cars. He took on the role as general manager for the Torslanda plant in Gothenburg and stayed there until 2010. In this period Volvo Cars Manufacturing (VCM) operations went through major improvements, in order to achieve higher quality and efficiency. Lars was together with the VCM management team leading this transformation.

 

Lars Danielson moved to China when Geely acquired Volvo Cars in 2010. He got the responsibility to lead the establishment of Volvo Cars' manufacturing footprint in China, including the car plant in Chengdu and other sites.

 

Since the beginning of 2013 Mr Danielson is head of Volvo Cars' operations in China, including sales, product development, purchasing, manufacturing, and all administrative functions with headquarters in Jiading, Shanghai, China.

 

Media Contacts

 

Stefan Elfström

Corporate Spokesman

Volvo Car Group

 

Phone: +46 31 596525

Mobile: +46 31 596525

stefan.elfstrom@volvocars.com

 

   
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