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Volvo For Life Awards Executive Biography





Vic Doolan, President and Chief Executive Officer


Volvo Cars of North America


Vic Doolan is president and chief executive officer (CEO) for Volvo Cars of North America (VCNA). He provides executive leadership to the largest global market for the Swedish manufacturer. Volvo Car Corp. is part of Ford Motor Company's Premier Automotive Group (PAG).


Previously, Doolan was executive director, North America, Marketing and Distribution Strategy for PAG. Doolan was responsible for developing integrated marketing and distribution strategies for the PAG brands, which also include Lincoln, Jaguar, Aston Martin and Land Rover.


Doolan also served as interim president and CEO of VCNA for six months during 2001, concurrent with his position at PAG.


Doolan, who joined Ford Motor Company in July 1999, previously served as President of BMW of North America, Inc., for seven years where he was responsible for all automotive sales, distribution and marketing activities in the United States.


Doolan's international business experience includes sales, marketing and finance leadership positions in the automotive and banking industries in the United States, Canada, England and South Africa. He served as president of BMW Canada and Vice President of BMW South Africa.


A graduate of Watford College in the United Kingdom, he has received numerous awards for his community service, including the 1998 Marjorie Guthrie Leadership Award for fostering humanitarian concerns from the Huntington Disease Association, and the 1996 Automotive Industry's "Good Scout" Award from the New York Council of the Boy Scouts of America.


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December 4, 2002

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