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Richard Monturo, Vice President Global Marketing, Volvo Car Corporation, CV and biography



Present position: Vice President Global Marketing, Volvo Car Corporation as from April 1, 2011

Born: April 1, 1964


1986 Bachelor of Science in Communications Studies, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA. Graduate work in mass communications research.


Previous positions:
2008-2011 Executive Director of Global Strategy, la comunidad, Miami, Florida, USA
2006-2008 Owner - Cleaner Strategic Services (Marketing Consultancy)
2004-2006 Managing Partner, Worldwide Director of Strategy, StrawberryFrog, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
2000-2004 Director of Global Strategy TBWA\Worldwide.
1996-2000 EVP, Executive Director, Strategic Services, Lowe & Partners, New York, USA
1995-1996 Freelance, working with clients as Platinum Technology, SAP AG, Associated Newspapers Ltd.
1992-1995 Vice President, Strategic Marketing Director, DDB Needham, New York, USA and Singapore
1991-1992 Account Supervisor, Grey Advertising, New York, USA
1989-1991 Account Executive at Ogilvy & Mather, New York, USA
1986-1989 Team Skating Coach, New Zeeland & Australia


English - native
Reads Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and French. Conversational in Spanish and Portuguese.



Richard Monturo has broad experience from multinational marketing and brand management strategy, with particular focus on cross-market insights and best practices. He is an expert in brand portfolio management, positioning, valuation, new product development, indirect and retail marketing, consumer insight and marketing operations.

Richard Monturo has also a deep category experience in automotive (OEM and aftermarket), food and beverage, IT hardware/software/services, financial services and consumer electronics.

He is a former U.S. skating champion and has been a coach in both New Zealand and Australia.
His interests include travel, in-line skating, Eastern philosophy, modernist architecture, contemporary art, Russian film, and electronic music.

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