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Volvo

COMPANY

Swedish automaker, founded 1924 by Assar Gabrielsson and Gustav Larson, the first car being produced in 1927. Sold to Ford Motors in 1999. Sale to China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group pending in 2010.

Official Website:
http://www.volvo.com/

Industry:
Automobile

Ticker:
NASDAQ:VOLVY (ADR)

Corporate headquarters:
Gothenburg, Sweden

Sales:
$25.4B (2003)

Employees:
75,700 (2003)

EXECUTIVES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Nils Bohlin
Engineer
17-Jul-1920 26-Sep-2002 Three-point safety belt
Victor H. Doolan
Business
7-Nov-1940   CEO of Volvo North America, 2002-05
Assar Gabrielsson
Business
13-Aug-1891 28-May-1962 Co-Founder of Volvo
Pehr Gyllenhammar
Business
28-Apr-1935   CEO of Volvo, 1971-90
Leif Johansson
Business
30-Aug-1951   President and CEO of Volvo
Mark R. LaNeve
Business
c. 1960   VP, General Motors

CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS OR DIRECTORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Lars Westerberg
Business
1948   Chairman of Autoliv

BOARD MEMBERS OR DIRECTORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Pehr Gyllenhammar
Business
28-Apr-1935   CEO of Volvo, 1971-90
Leif Johansson
Business
30-Aug-1951   President and CEO of Volvo

PAST BOARD MEMBERS OR DIRECTORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Assar Gabrielsson
Business
13-Aug-1891 28-May-1962 Co-Founder of Volvo
Neelie Kroes
Government
19-Jul-1941   EU Commissioner of Competition
Kenneth Whipple
Business
1934   Retired Ford Motor executive


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