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Xiaolin Yuan - Senior Vice President Asia Pacific

Xiaolin Yuan, CV & BIOGRAPHY 


Present position: Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific, Volvo Car Group


Born: 1969


Education: China Foreign Affairs Univesity


Professional experience:


2017-Present         Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific, Volvo Car Group

2015-2017              Deputy Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific, Volvo Car Group

2014-2017              President of China Operations, Volvo Car Group

2010-2014              Head of Chairman's Office, Volvo Car Group

2010-2014              Secretary to the Board of Directors, Volvo Car Group

2009-2010              Mergers & Acquisitions Director, Zhejiang Geely Holding

2001-2009              Manager, BP plc



As a former diplomat, Xiaolin Yuan started his professional career in BP plc. Mr. Yuan joined Geely as head of Mergers and Acquisitions and oversaw the purchase of Volvo Cars by Zhejiang Geely Holding in 2010. After four years as the head of Chairman’s office and a member of Volvo Cars’ Board of Directors, Mr. Yuan went back to China in 2014 and became President of China Operations. Later in 2015, he was appointed as Deputy Senior Vice President for Asia Pacific. on March 1st, 2017, he was appointed as Senior Vice President for the Asia Pacific Region and became a member of the Executive Management Team of Volvo Car Group.

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