Volvo Car Corporation Announces Alexander Lvovich as Managing Director of Volvo Car of Canada
RICHMOND HILL, ON. (March 1st, 2016.) Effective today, Alexander Lvovich has been appointed Managing Director of Volvo Car of Canada Ltd.
Alexander joined the Volvo Car Corporation in 2007 and most recently served as Controller Car Operations & Deputy CFO with Volvo Cars of North America. Previously, Alexander spent three years with Volvo Canada as the Controller, Vice President of Finance & CFO before moving to Volvo Cars of North America in 2011. Prior to joining Volvo, Alexander held several positions at Ford Motor Company in Eastern Europe and Canada in Manufacturing, Customer Service and Marketing & Sales.
“The Volvo brand is experiencing a reinvigoration thanks to award-winning product, expanding our manufacturing footprint to America and a dedication to advancements in safety, technology and design.” said Alexander Lvovich. “In Canada, I look forward to building the momentum surrounding the brand, as we continue to offer Canadians innovative product in the luxury segment.”
About Volvo Car 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 34 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.
About Volvo Car Group
Volvo has been in operation since 1927. Today, Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world with sales of 503,127 in 2015 in about 100 countries. Volvo Cars has been under the ownership of the Zhejiang Geely Holding (Geely Holding) of China since 2010. It formed part of the Swedish Volvo Group until 1999, when the company was bought by Ford Motor Company of the US. In 2010, Volvo Cars was acquired by Geely Holding.
As of December 2014, Volvo Cars had over 25,000 employees worldwide. Volvo Cars head office, product development, marketing and administration functions are mainly located in Gothenburg, Sweden. Volvo Cars head office for China is located in Shanghai. The company’s main car production plants are located in Gothenburg (Sweden), Ghent (Belgium) and Chengdu (China), while engines are manufactured in Skövde (Sweden) and Zhangjiakou (China) and body components in Olofström (Sweden).