Tom von Bons­dorff MD, Volvo Auto In­dia

Car India - - FEATURE -

With a ca­reer in Volvo span­ning over 17 years, Tom von Bons­dorff has been lead­ing Volvo’s In­dian op­er­a­tions since June 2015. He is in charge of plan­ning and op­er­a­tions for the com­pany.

His ca­reer with Volvo be­gan in 1998 as busi­ness con­troller at Volvo Cars, Swe­den. He has worked in the US, Swe­den, and Fin­land in var­i­ous ar­eas of busi­ness such as cus­tomer ser­vice, mar­ket­ing and sales, and car project man­age­ment. Ear­lier, Tom was the mar­ket area di­rec­tor for the Asia re­gion.

He speaks flu­ent Fin­nish, Swedish and English. He also con­sid­ers him­self more of an out­doors per­son and en­joys a jog in his leisure time.

Volvo be­gan the year with the launch of their quick­est car ever, the S60 Polestar. Af­ter that they de­cided to give their cus­tomers a chance to ex­plore trails by launch­ing the V90 Cross Coun­try. Re­cently, Volvo de­clared that ev­ery car they launch af­ter 2019 will have an elec­tric mo­tor present in ad­di­tion to the in­ter­nal com­bus­tion en­gine (ICE); clearly an­nounc­ing that they are look­ing to go the elec­tric way in the fu­ture.

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