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Jan Crister Persson

Jan Crister Persson, Swedish automotive executive. Achievements include development of Volvo 850 and new engine family. Member of Society of Automotive Engineers.

Background

  • Persson, Jan Crister was born on September 2, 1943 in Malmo, Sweden.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, OSTREA, Goteborg, Sweden. Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Goteborg, Sweden, 1968.

    Career

    • Staff member AB Volvo, Goteborg, Sweden, 1970—1975. Genarel manager logistics, purchasing & sales Volvo Components Corporation, Skovde, Sweden, 1975—1981, vice president, plant manager, 1981—1986. Vice president Volvo Car Corporation, Goteborg, 1986—1995.

      President in vitro fertilisation Research and Development Corporation, 1995—2001, JC Persson AB, Goteborg, since 2002. Chairman board OSTREA AB, Goteborg. Chairman of the board ETC Swedish Battery and Fuel cells Systems AB, Nol, Sweden.

      Board member OPUS Produx AB, Goteborg, Sweden.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include development of Volvo 850 and new engine family.

    Membership

    Member of Society of Automotive Engineers.
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    Born September 2, 1943
    (age 74)
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    • 1968
      Chalmers University of Technology
    • 1970 - 1975
      Staff member, Bachelor of Arts Volvo
      Göteborg, Vastra Gotaland, Sweden
    • 1975 - 1981
      genarel manager, logistics
      Skövde, Vastra Gotaland, Sweden
    • 1986 - 1995
      vice president, Volvo Car Corporation
      Göteborg, Vastra Gotaland, Sweden
    • 1995 - 2001
      president, in vitro fertilisation Research & Development Corporation
    • 2002
      president, in vitro fertilisation Research & Development Corporation
      Göteborg, Vastra Gotaland, Sweden
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