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"The Volvo Group - Changing Times"
Olof Persson is the President of AB Volvo & CEO of the Volvo Group since September 2011. The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment, drive systems for marine and industrial applications, and aerospace components. It also provides complete solutions for financing and service. The Group has about 100,000 employees, production facilities in 20 countries and sales in more than 190 markets.
Mr. Persson has been with Volvo since 2006, when he became President of Volvo Aero. He spent two years in this position, before moving on to leading Volvo Construction Equipment in 2008. Having led two major divisions of Volvo, Mr. Persson assumed the position of President of AB Volvo & CEO of the Volvo Group on September 1, 2011.
Prior to joining Volvo, Mr. Persson spent several years in various European countries working for the ABB Group, Adtranz, Daimler Chrysler, and Bombardier Transportation. He graduated in 1988 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Economics from Karlstad University in Sweden. Mr. Persson also serves on the Board of Directors of The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in New York.
Join SACC New York on March 1, 2013 and meet one of Sweden's foremost business leaders.
Date: March 1, 2013
Time: 12.00 noon - 2.00 pm
Location: '21' Club, 21 West 52nd Street (between 5th and 6th Avenue), New York City
Dress Code: Business attire
Fee: $120 per person, to be paid by check or any major credit card prior to the event.
RSVP: No later than February 27, 2013. Please note that no cancellations are accepted after noon February 27. Tel: +1 212 838 5530 • E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
This event is hosted in cooperation with The European-American Chambers of Commerce