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Henrik Green - Senior Vice President Research & Development

Henrik Green – Senior Vice President Research & Development


Present position: Senior Vice President Research & Development, Volvo Car Group


Born: 1973


Education: M.Sc. in Computer Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden


Professional experience:


2016 -                    Senior Vice President Research & Development 

2015 – 2016         Vice President Product Strategy & Vehicle Line Management, Volvo Car Group

2013 – 2014         Vice President Vehicle Line Management Volvo Cars 40-series, Volvo Car Group

2011 – 2013         Vice President Product Strategy & Vehicle Line Management Volvo Car China, Volvo Car Group

2010 – 2011         Senior Director Engineering & Vehicle Line Volvo Car China, Volvo Car Group

2006 – 2010         Director Complete Powertrain Engineering, Volvo Car Group

1996 – 2006         Various positions within Powertrain Engineering, Volvo Car Group



After obtaining a university degree in Computer Engineering, Henrik Green started his long professional career at Volvo Cars HQ in Sweden in 1996. He held various positions within powertrain engineering before he in 2000 for the first time led a development project for a new engine. He later led the initiative to formulate Volvo’s current 3- and 4-cylinder engine strategy and spent a year at Ford Motor Company’s HQ in Detroit to align the Powertrain Controls Software activities at Volvo Cars, Ford Motor Company and Jaguar Land Rover. In 2011, Henrik Green moved to China to oversee product strategy at Volvo Car China before he in 2013 moved back to Gothenburg to take up responsibility for the Volvo 40-series vehicle line. Two years later, Henrik Green became global head of Product Strategy & Vehicle Line Management. On October 1, 2016, Henrik Green joined the Volvo Cars Executive Management Team and started as Senior Vice President Sales & Production Planning and Customer Service, Volvo Car Group.


Henrik Green is married and has one child.



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