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Volvo Cars of Canada Announces Management Team, Experts Available for Media Interviews at the North American International Auto Show

Media Advisory



Richmond Hill, ON. January 6th, 2016. A large Volvo Car contingent including Volvo Executive Management Team, Product & Design Experts as well as Volvo Canada representatives will be on site at the 2016 North American International Auto Show. These representatives will be made available during the January 11th and 12th press days.


What: The North American International Auto Show. The Volvo Car Corporation booth.


Where: Cobo Center, 1 Washington Blvd. Detroit, MI. 48226.


When: Press Conference: January 11th, 10:35.

             Media Mingle: January 11th, 16:00.

             Show Hours: January 11th and 12th, 8:00 – 18:00.


Who: The following are available for media interviews:


Executive Management Team:


  • Håkan Samuelsson, President & CEO
  • Peter Mertens, Senior Vice President, Research & Development
  • Thomas Ingenlath, Senior Vice President, Design
  • Jonathan Goodman, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications
  • Lex Kerssemakers, Senior Vice President, Americas
  • Björn Annwall, Senior Vice President, Sales & Service
  • Paul Welander, Senior Vice President, Product Strategy, Vehicle Line Management, Quality & Customer Satisfaction, Human Resources
  • Henrik Green, Vice President, Product Strategy & Vehicle Line Management
  • Lars Wrebo, Senior Vice President, Purchasing & Manufacturing





  • Victoria Falksund, Vice President, Vehicle Line 90, S90 Project
  • Jörgen Svensson, Technical Director, D/E Vehicles, S90 Project
  • Örjan Sterner, Exterior Design
  • Tisha Johnsson, Interior Design
  • Trent Victor, Senior Technical Leader, Crash Avoidance
  • Thomas Müller, Vice President, Electrics
  • Eric Coelingh, Senior Technical Leader, Autonomous Drive



Volvo Canada Management Team and Spokespersons:


  • Marc Engelen, President & CEO
  • Margareta Mahlstedt, Vice President, Marketing & Public Relations
  • Kyle Denton, Manager, Public Relations & Events


To download the event application for Volvo Cars at NAIAS, please use the following link: 


About Volvo Cars of Canada

Volvo Cars of Canada Corporation is part of the Volvo Car Group of Gothenburg, Sweden. The company provides marketing, sales, parts, service, technology and training support to the 38 Volvo automobile retailers across the country. The S60, S80, V60, XC60 & XC90 are among vehicles that have been awarded the prestigious new Top Safety Pick+ by IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety).  Volvo Cars is committed to Vision 2020, our goal that no one shall be killed or seriously injured in a Volvo by the year 2020.



For more information, or to schedule an interview, please contact:


Kyle Denton

Public Relations & Events Manager

Volvo Cars of Canada


Phone: (905) 695-9633

Mobile: (647) 461-4259


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