Carl-Henric Svanberg

Chairman, BP & Volvo


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Carl Henric-Svanberg is the Chairman of BP and the Chairman of AB Volvo. He is a Member of the External Advisory Board of the Earth Institute at Columbia University and a Member of the Advisory Board of Harvard Kennedy School. Mr. Svanberg was the CEO of Ericsson from 2003 to 2009, and the CEO of Assa Abloy Group from 1994 to 2002. He holds a Master of Science in Applied Physics from the Institute of Technology at Linköping University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Uppsala University. He also holds honorary doctorates at Luleå University of Technology and Linköping University in Sweden. Mr. Svanberg is the recipient of the King of Sweden's medal for his contributions to the Swedish industry.