14nov

Håkan Samuelsson, CEO Volvo Car Group fully booked, waiting list

The changing dynamics of technology, leadership and the way of doing business

HHGA (Handelshögskolans Alumniförening), HHGS (Studentkåren) and the School of Business, Economics and Law have the pleasure of welcoming Håkan Samuelsson, CEO of Volvo Cars to present his vision of the future of the company, as well as what qualifications and characteristics the company is looking for in prospective employees.

The lecture will be held in English.

Date and time: Thursday, November 14
18:00-19:00 Lecture
19:00-21:00 Drinks, wraps & networking

Place: School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg (Handelshögskolan), Malmstenssalen, Vasagatan 1, Gothenburg

Free including a wrap and a glass of wine, beer or cider.

Programme
18.00-18.15 Welcome by Professor Per Cramér, Dean and Joakim Hökegård, Chairman of HHGA
18.15-18.45 Speech by Håkan Samuelsson, CEO, Volvo Cars
18.45-19.00 Q & A moderated by Samuel Carlén, Head of Business Relations of HHGS
19.00-21.00 Drinks, wraps and networking at Hyllan, the School restaurant’s upper floor

The event is fully booked!

Waiting list for members of HHGA only

About Håkan Samuelsson
Following an MSc in mechanical engineering, Håkan Samuelsson started his professional career in Scania in 1977 where he stayed for more than 20 years. Mr. Samuelsson held leading positions within the technical organisation of Scania before he joined the executive board in 1996 where he was responsible for development and production. He brought his vast truck experience from Scania to MAN in 2000, when he became head of MAN Nutzfahrzeuge, a subsidiary of MAN AG. When Mr. Samuelsson became CEO of MAN in 2005, he initiated a broad restructuring of the group which resulted in an enhanced and more efficient organisation with a more focused product portfolio. Mr. Samuelsson has served in Latin America and in multiple parts of Europe.