Senior Vice President, EMEA region

Anders Gustafsson

Born: 1968

Birthplace: Sweden

Anders Gustafsson has been educated in Sweden, Europe, USA and China. He held his first position as CEO at the age of 32. He has extensive and broad experience (26 years) within the different areas of the car and travel industry hence an impeccable holistic understanding of the mechanisms and triggers behind profit and sustainable growth.

Companies worked for:
Hertz First Rent A Car, Hertz Nordic, Volvo Car Sweden

Professional experience:

2015 – present Senior Vice President Europe, Volvo Car Group
2011 – 2015 President, Volvo Cars Sweden
2011 – present Board member Volvofinans Bank
2009 – present Chairman Hertz First Rent A Car
2009 – 2011     Deputy President & Sales Director Nordic, Volvo Cars Sweden
2000 – 2009      CEO Hertz Sweden, COO Hertz Nordic
1997 – 2000      Director Sales & Marketing, Director Franchise Development, Hertz First Rent A Car

Anders Gustafsson’s career started at the local Volvo dealer from where he at an early stage was hand-picked by Volvo Car Sverige to be prepared for higher positions. He joined Hertz First Rent A Car at age 29 as Director for Sales & Marketing as well as Franchise Development and became the CEO for Hertz Sweden and COO for Hertz Nordic only a few years later. In 2009 he joined Volvo Cars Sweden as Deputy President and Sales Director Nordic and became President for Volvo Cars Sweden in 2011. In March 2015 Anders Gustafsson joined Volvo Car Group as Senior Vice President Europe and became a member of the Executive Management Team.

Executive Management Team