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Tomas Ernberg takes over as Managing Director, Volvo Auto India Print E-mail
Written by Anand   
Friday, 22 July 2011
New Delhi: Volvo Auto India has announced the appointment of Mr. Tomas Ernberg as the Managing Director of the company. He will be responsible for the overall planning and operations in India. Mr. Ernberg has taken over from Mr. Paul de Voijs who completed a successful stint in India.

Ernberg, 40, has been associated with Volvo for past 17 years. He was last posted in Dubai as the Regional Managing Director for Volvo, where he managed 13 markets in the Middle East and North Africa.

Under the leadership of Mr. de Voijs, Volvo grew significantly in India, which included launches of two luxury SUVs XC90 & XC60 and two luxury sedans S80 & S60.

Mr. de Voijs, former Managing Director, Volvo Auto India said, “These are exciting times for Volvo in India with a strong future ahead. I would like to thank the media, my team, our partners and our customers for supporting my journey in India. I am confident that Volvo will continue its trajectory of growth under the leadership of Tomas.”

With a corporate office in Gurgaon, Volvo Auto opened its first dealership in March 2008 and currently markets its products through its dealerships in New Delhi, Mumbai, Chandigarh, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Kochi and Pune with more cities in the pipeline.  Volvo currently sells its four premium models in India – luxury SUVs Volvo XC90 & XC60 and luxury sedan Volvo S80 & Volvo S60.

Mr. Tomas Ernberg, Managing Director, Volvo Auto India said, “India is one of the fastest growing markets for Volvo and holds great promise. I am extremely excited about my new role and I look forward to further strengthen Volvo’s presence here. We have invested considerable time and effort in understanding Indian customers and offering them world-class products. I personally hope to learn from every challenge that unfolds. Together with my team, we will strive to take Volvo Auto India a notch higher with every opportunity.”

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