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Volvo Auto India appoints Tom von Bonsdorff as the new managing director

02 Jun 2015 / 0

Volvo Auto India has announced the appointment of Tom von Bonsdorff as the company’s new managing director with effect from June 1, 2015. He has been part of the Swedish company for the past 17 years and has worked in different countries across the globe. He replaces Tomas Ernberg who is moving back to Sweden to take up another role within the company.

The new Volvo XC90 with the T6 engine driven in Tarragona, Spain.

Volvo recently introduced the all new XC90 in India and it seems like the company is quite bullish about the Indian market.

Volvo-V40-1

Speaking about his appointment, 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 inroads into the luxury car segment and I look forward to further strengthening Volvo Car’s presence here.”

At present, Volvo sells five vehicles in India- V40 Cross Country, S60, S80, XC60 and the XC90

Tom von Bonsdorff, newly appointed Managing Director, Volvo Auto India, to spearhead Volvo Cars India growth to the next level

Mumbai, June 01, 2015: Jari Kohonen, Vice President Asia-Pacific, Volvo Cars Group today announced that Mr. Tom von Bonsdorff will take up the position as Managing Director, Volvo Auto India effective today.



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, Mr Tomas Ernberg, is moving back to Sweden on a new role.



Remarking on the appointment of Mr. Bonsdorff, Mr. 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.”



Mr. 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.”



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