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RICHARD SNIJDERS - CV AND BIOGRAPHY

 

Name: Richard Snijders

 

Date of birth: June 10, 1964, in Sittard, the Netherlands

 

Joined Volvo Car Corporation: 1986

 

Present position:  

President & CEO, Volvo Cars China Distribution, Jan 2011

 

Education:

1992-1994: Nima-C, Master level Marketing

1991-1992: SRM-Advertising, Bachelor level Advertising

1990-1991: Nima-B, Bachelor level Marketing

1982-1986: HEAO-BE, Bachelor level Business Economics

 

Previous positions:

2007 - 2010: Managing Director Volvo Car Japan

2004 - 2006: Vice President Global Marketing, Volvo Car Corporation

2001 -2004: Chief Executive Officer, Premier Automotive Group Australia Pty Ltd

2000 -2001: Managing Director Volvo Car Australia & New Zealand and Project Leader Premier Automotive Group Australia

1999- 2000: Vice President Product Planning & Business Strategy, Volvo Cars of North America (VCNA), Rockleigh (US)

1998- 1999: Area Manager, BMW Australia Ltd., Melbourne (Aus.)

1996-1998: Director Product & Marketing & Supply Operations, Volvo Car UK Ltd., Marlow (GB) this position included a directorship within Volvo Car UK's subsidiary, Volvo Car Ireland Ltd. 

1995- 1998: Director, Volvo Car Ireland Ltd., Dublin (Eire) Director, Volvo Car Ireland Ltd., Dublin (Eire)

1995- 1996: Product Marketing Manager at Volvo Car UK Ltd., Marlow (GB)

1993- 1995: Product Marketing Manager at Volvo Deutschland Gmbh, Frankfurt/Koeln (D)

1992- 1993: Product Manager at Volvo Cars Europe Marketing NV, Brussels (B)

1990- 1992: Junior Sales Manager/Business Support Manager, Volvo Cars Europe Marketing NV, Brussels (B)

1988- 1990: Area Planner at Volvo Car BV, Helmond (NL)

1986- 1988: Material Supply Coordinator at Volvo Car BV, Born (NL)

 

Languages: Fluent in Dutch (native tongue), English, German and speaks some French

Civil status:  Married

 

Personal Interests: Traveling, sailing, motorsport, cars and motorcycles, music.

Keywords:
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