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Group Executive Committee
and AB Volvo's Board of Directors


Board of Directors and Auditors

Board members elected by Annual General Meeting

Per-Olof Eriksson
Born 1938. Master of Engineering, Hon. Dr. of Technology.

Håkan Frisinger
Born 1928. Master of Engineering, Hon. Dr. of Technology.

Tom Hedelius
Born 1939. Master of Business Administration, Hon. Dr. of Economics.

Sören Mannheimer
Born 1934. Bachelor of Laws.

Björn Svedberg
Born 1937. Master of Engineering, Hon. Dr. of Technology.

Sören Gyll
Born 1940. President of AB Volvo and Chief Executive Officer of the Volvo Group.


Board members designated by employee organizations

Lars-Göran Larsson
Born 1947. Representative for organization of salaried employees (PTK).

Olle Ludvigsson
Born 1948. Representative for plant trade union organizations (LO).

Verner Pedersen
Born 1952. Representative for plant trade union organizations (LO).


Deputy members of the Board

Claes Andersson
Born 1953. Representative for plant trade union organizations (LO).

Lars-Erik Berg
Born 1950. Master of Engineering. Representative for organization of salaried employees (PTK).


Secretary to the Board

Fred Bodin
Born 1947. Senior Vice President of AB Volvo. Secretary to the Volvo Board.





Group Executive Committee

President and Executive Vice Presidents

Sören Gyll
Born 1940. President of AB Volvo and Chief Executive Officer of the Volvo Group since 1992.

Lennart Jeansson
Born 1941. Master of Business Administration. Executive Vice President of AB Volvo since 1990 and Deputy CEO since 1995. Member of Group Executive Committee since 1986.

Sten Langenius
Born 1934. Executive Chairman of the Board of Volvo Construction Equipment Corporation since 1995. Executive Vice President of AB Volvo and member of Group Executive Committee since 1990.

Per-Erik Mohlin
Born 1946. Master of Engineering. Executive Vice President of AB Volvo since 1995 and member of Group Executive Committee since 1994.


Presidents/Heads of operating sectors

Anders Hellman
Born 1955. Master of Engineering. President of Volvo Penta Corporation. Member of Group Executive Committee since 1995. With Volvo since 1985.

Tuve Johannesson
Born 1943. Master of Business Administration. President of Volvo Car Corporation. Member of Group Executive Committee since 1995.

Björn Larsson
Born 1943. President of Volvo Bus Corporation. Member of Group Executive Committee since 1995. With Volvo since 1964.

Bengt Ovlinger
Born 1944. President of Volvo Construction Equipment Corporation. Member of Group Executive Committee since 1995.

Karl-Erling Trogen
Born 1946. Master of Engineering. President of Volvo Truck Corporation. Member of Group Executive Committee since 1994.

Arne Wittlöv
Born 1940. Master of Engineering, Hon. Dr. of Technology. President of Volvo Aero Corporation. Member of Group Executive Committee since 1995; adjunct member since 1993. With Volvo since 1984.


Senior Vice Presidents/ Heads of Staffs

Lars Anell
Born 1941. Master of Business Administration. Senior Vice President of AB Volvo. Member of Group Executive Committee, responsible for information, since 1994. With Volvo since 1994.

Fred Bodin
Born 1947. Bachelor of Laws. Senior Vice President of AB Volvo. Member of Group Executive Committee and Legal Counsel since 1993. With Volvo since 1981.

Jan Engström
Born 1950. Master of Business Administration. Senior Vice President of AB Volvo. Member of Group Executive Committee, responsible for economy and finance, since 1993. With Volvo since 1973.

Claes Malmros
Born 1952. Bachelor of Laws. Senior Vice President of AB Volvo. Member of Group Executive Committee, responsible for strategic matters and business development, since 1995. With Volvo since 1986.

Leif Åke Nilsson
Born 1942. Senior Vice President of AB Volvo. Member of Group Executive Committee, responsible for personnel matters, since 1994. With Volvo since 1994.

Leif Johansson
Born 1951. Master of Engineering. Appointed President of AB Volvo and Chief Executive Officer, effective April 23, 1997.


Source: Volvo Annual Report 1996


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