Volvo Cars has appointed Jeremy Offer as Global Head of Design, bringing with him 35 years of design experience across multiple industries. Jeremy will report to chief executive Jim Rowan and be part of the Group Management Team.
Jeremy Offer will assume the position as Global Head of Design as of May 1 succeeding Robin Page who will remain with Volvo Cars as senior advisor.
“I’m very happy to welcome Jeremy to Volvo Cars,” said chief executive Jim Rowan. “He brings strong leadership and a wealth of design experience ranging from electric vehicles and industrial design to digital products and services – all key as Volvo Cars transitions into a future with safe, fully electric cars, defined by their software.”
Jeremy Offer most recently led Arrival’s design team as Senior Vice President and Chief Design Officer working across vehicle programs, components, brand and user experience. Prior to joining Arrival, Jeremy was Head of Industrial Design and part of the senior management team at global consulting firm EPAM where he helped bring service and industrial design to their wider consulting practice. Jeremy has received numerous design awards through his career.
“It’s a great honour to take up this position at Volvo Cars, a company with a fantastic heritage at the forefront of a new era,” said Jeremy Offer. “It’s an amazing opportunity to define Volvo Cars’ design language and principles, together with all the great talents across the company, as it soon enters its second century of providing customers with innovative and new products.”
Volvo Cars in 2021
Volvo Car Group recorded an operating profit of 20.3 BSEK. Revenue in 2021 amounted to 282.0 BSEK, while global sales reached 698,700 cars.
About Volvo Car Group
Volvo Cars was founded in 1927. Today, it is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world with sales to customers in more than 100 countries. Volvo Cars is listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm exchange, where it is traded under the ticker “VOLCAR B”.
Volvo Cars aims to provide customers with the Freedom to Move in a personal, sustainable and safe way. This is reflected in its ambition to become a fully electric car maker by 2030 and in its commitment to an ongoing reduction of its carbon footprint, with the ambition to be a climate-neutral company by 2040.
As of December 2021, Volvo Cars employed approximately 41,000 full-time employees. Volvo Cars' head office, product development, marketing and administration functions are mainly located in Gothenburg, Sweden. Volvo Cars' production plants are located in Gothenburg, Ghent (Belgium), South Carolina (US), Chengdu, Daqing and Taizhou (China). The company also has R&D and design centres in Gothenburg, Camarillo (US) and Shanghai (China).