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Tom von Bonsdorff is Managing Director of Volvo Auto India

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, New Delhi | In Marketing | June 02, 2015
He will be based out of the company's Delhi office.

Volvo Auto India has announced the appointment of Tom von Bonsdorff as Managing Director. von Bonsdorff, who has been with Volvo for 17 years, held operational and managerial positions in the US, Sweden and Finland before this appointment. He is no stranger to Delhi having been based here earlier as Market Area Director, Asia. The incumbent, Tomas Ernberg, moves to Sweden in a new role.

Tom von Bonsdorff

Says Jari Kohonen, Vice President, Asia Pacific, Volvo Cars Group, "Tom brings 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."

von Bonsdorff is quite excited too. "India is one of the fastest growing markets for Volvo. An array of recent launches - XC90, V40 Cross Country Petrol - including the soon-to-be-launched V40 and S60 T6 Petrol will add a positive thrust to the brand presence in India. I look forward to further strengthening Volvo car's presence here."

Swedish luxury company Volvo Auto India (VAI) established its presence in India in 2007. It currently markets products through its dealerships in Tier I and Tier II cities like New Delhi, Gurgaon, Ahmedabad, Surat, Mumbai, Chandigarh, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Kochi, Visakhapatnam and Pune.

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