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Automotive executive

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.

Achievements

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

Membership

Member of Society of Automotive Engineers.