HANS NYTH, CV AND BIOGRAPHY
Present position: Director Volvo Cars Safety Centre, Volvo Car Corporation, since 1 March 2008
Joined Volvo Car Corporation: 1972
Born: 31 March, 1952
Education: 4-year Upper Secondary Technical School, Göteborg, Sweden 1972
2005-2008 Manger Body Structures & Exterior Engineering, Ford of Europe, Germany
2000-2005 Director Body Structures Engineering, Volvo Car Corporation, Sweden
1996-2000 Module Team Leader Surface Treatment & Body Structure Engineering, Volvo Car Corporation, Sweden
1992-1996 Manager Surface Treatment Engineering, Volvo Car Corporation, Sweden
1989-1992 Manager Surface Treatment, Manufacturing Engineering, Volvo Car Corporation, Sweden
1983-1989 Project Manager Manufacturing Engineering, Volvo Car Corporation, Sweden
1978-1983 Surface Treatment Engineer, Body Structures, Volvo Car Corporation, Sweden
Civil status: Married
Hobbies: Motorbike, sports and music
Hans Nyth became director of the Volvo Cars Safety Centre in March 2008.
Prior to his current position he was manager of Body Structures & Exterior Engineering, Ford of Europe, from 2005 to 2008. During his assignment at Ford he was involved in the development of the new Galaxy/S-Max, the Mondeo and the new Transit range as well as various Fiesta and Focus programmes.
Hans Nyth has more than 35 years of experience from Volvo Cars and he has held a number of senior Project and Manager positions within Manufacturing Engineering, Body and Painted Body at Research and Development.
He speaks Swedish, English and German.
He is married and has 3 grown-up children. In his spare time he likes to ride his motorbike and listen to music.