Jari Kohonen, Vice President Asia-Pacific, Volvo Cars Group
has announced that Tom von Bonsdorff has taken up the position as Managing
Director, Volvo Auto India effective June 1, 2015.
Tom von Bonsdorff has been with Volvo Cars for 17 years in
several operational and managerial positions. During his career at Volvo Cars,
Tom has worked in US, Sweden, Finland and in his current position - as a Market
Area Director – Asia - Tom is already based in Delhi. The present incumbent,
Tomas Ernberg, is moving back to Sweden on a new role. This was stated in a
press release issued by the company.
Remarking on the appointment of Bonsdorff, Kohonen, said
“Tom brings wide industry, market and cultural experience into his new position
with proven track record from different functions and markets within Volvo Cars
commercial operations which makes him highly suited to lead Volvo Cars in India
on its growth trajectory.”
Tom von Bonsdorff, Managing Director, Volvo Auto India said,
“India as a market holds great promise being one of the fastest growing markets
for Volvo. An array of recent launches – XC90, V40 Cross Country Petrol
including soon to be launched V40 and S60 T6 Petrol will add a positive thrust to
the brand presence in India. With an
exciting range of innovative products to be launched globally in the near
future, India is poised to garner in roads into the luxury car segment and I
look forward to further strengthening Volvo car’s presence here.”
Source: Volvo Auto India
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