Niklas Gustavsson has been appointed Executive Vice President Public &
Environmental Affairs and member of the Volvo Group Executive Team. He will
assume his duties on April 1, 2013 and will succeed Jan-Eric Sundgren, who was
appointed Senior Expert Adviser to the CEO and senior management.
Niklas Gustavsson, born 1971, has worked within the Volvo Group since 2008 as
Head of Public & Environmental Affairs. He has many years’ experience in the
automotive industry, including responsibility for environmental and social
issues within the Volvo Car Group and heading several environment-related
Jan-Eric Sundgren will start as Senior Export Adviser on April 1, 2013, and will
thus step down from the Volvo Group Executive Team. He will represent the Volvo
Group in several external workgroups and boards, and will also assist the CEO
and senior management on issues pertaining to the environment, technology,
policies, research and education.
Both Niklas Gustavsson and Jan-Eric Sundgren will report to Volvo’s President
and CEO, Olof Persson.
March 1, 2013
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sells its products in more than 190 markets. In 2012 the Volvo Group’s sales
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