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Avionics executive

Bo Ingmar Wahlgren, Swedish Avionics executive. Warrant officer Swedish Navy, 1964. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior, chapter chairman 1993-1996, chairman Swedish symposium, Linkoping, Sweden, 1996), Society Automotive Engineers, Association Europeene des Constructeurs de Materielle Aerospatiales (chairman 1992-1994).

Background

Wahlgren, Bo Ingmar was born on December 4, 1937 in Halmstad, Sweden. Son of Nils Herbert and Stina Elisabeth (Johansson) Wahlgren.

Education

Master of Science, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, 1965.

Career

System engineer, SAAB, Linköping, 1965-1968; group leader, SAAB, Linköping, 1968-1975; section head, SAAB-SCANIA, Linköping, 1975-1988; manager, SAAB-SCANIA, Linköping, 1988-1991; acting deputy director, SAAB-SCANIA, Linköping, 1991-1992; manager, SAAB-SCANIA, Linköping, 1993-1996; general manager, Ericsson Saab Avionics, Linköping, since 1997. Deputy co-chairman Electromagnetic Effects Harmonization Working Group/Federal Aviation Administration, United States and Europe, since 1993. Board directors International Aerospace and Ground Conference, Mannheim, Germany, 1992-1994, Toulouse, France, since 1998.

Session chairman International Aerospace Conference on Lightning and Static Electricity, 1982, 89. Member international committee Euroem '94, Bordeaux, France, 1994. Project director European Union 4th Framework Branch/European program, since 1994.

Membership

Warrant officer Swedish Navy, 1964. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior, chapter chairman 1993-1996, chairman Swedish symposium, Linkoping, Sweden, 1996), Society Automotive Engineers, Association Europeene des Constructeurs de Materielle Aerospatiales (chairman 1992-1994).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travelling, sailing, wine, music.

Connections

Married Birgitta Sonja Larsson, June 24, 1961. Children: Björn, Marie, Elisabeth.

father:
Nils Herbert Wahlgren

mother:
Stina Elisabeth (Johansson) Wahlgren

spouse:
Birgitta Sonja Larsson

children:
Elisabeth Wahlgren

Marie Wahlgren

Björn Wahlgren