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Volvo Cars announces changes to its Board of Directors

 

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has announced the appointment of Lone Fønss Schrøder as vice chairman of the Board. Fønss Schrøder has been a member of the Volvo Cars Board since 2010 and replaces Mikael Olsson.

 

Mikael Olsson joined the Board in 2013 and was appointed vice chairman in 2015. He leaves the Board to focus on other assignments. Mr Olsson will remain a member of Volvo Cars’ Nomination Committee, which now consists of Mikael Olsson, Hans Olov Olsson and Li Shufu, with Hans Olov Olsson as chairman.

 

After eight years of service, Peter Zhang will also leave the Board to engage in other businesses.

 

 

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Volvo Car Group in 2017

For the 2017 financial year, Volvo Car Group recorded an operating profit of 14,061 MSEK (11,014 MSEK in 2016). Revenue over the period amounted to 210,912 MSEK (180,902 MSEK). For the full year 2017, global sales reached a record 571,577 cars, an increase of 7.0 per cent versus 2016. The results underline the comprehensive transformation of Volvo Cars’ finances and operations in recent years, positioning the company for its next growth phase.

 

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 571,577 cars in 2017 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.

 

In 2017, Volvo Cars employed on average approximately 38,000 (30,400) full-time employees. 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), Chengdu and Daqing (China), while engines are manufactured in Skövde (Sweden) and Zhangjiakou (China) and body components in Olofström (Sweden).

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Personnel Volvo, Entreprise
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