Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific Region

Lars Danielson

Born: 1949

Birthplace: Sweden

Leading the establishment of Volvo Cars manufacturing in China including establishing the Chengdu factory

Companies worked for:
Saab Automobile, General Motors

Professional experience:
2013 – 2015 Senior Vice President, Volvo Cars China Operations
2010 – 2013 Vice President, Volvo Cars Manufacturing Asia, China
2006 – 2010 General Manager, Volvo Cars Torslanda (VCT), Sweden
1998 – 2006 Vice President Manufacturing, Saab Automobile, Sweden
1995 – 1998 Director of press shop operations, General Motors Europe,  Switzerland
1992 – 1995 Press shop manager, Saab Automobile
1989 – 1992 Director Material/Production Control and logistics, Saab Automobile
1975 – 1989 Various positions within Saab Automobile, Sweden

In 2006 Lars Danielson joined Volvo Cars as general manager for the Torslanda plant in Gothenburg. Led by Mr Danielson, Volvo Cars Manufacturing operations went through major improvements in order to achieve higher quality and efficiency. In 2013, Mr Danielson became head of Volvo Cars' operations in China.

Executive Management Team