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Portrait de Carl-Henric Svanberg
Age : 65
Public asset : 28,846,112 USD
Country of residence : Unknown
Linked companies : BP plc - Volvo AB - Melker Schorling AB

Summary 
Dr. Carl-Henric Svanberg is Chairman at Volvo AB and Chairman at BP Plc.

He is on the Board of Directors at Melker Schörling AB. Dr. Svanberg was previously employed as President & Chief Executive Officer by Ericsson AB, Executive Vice President by Securitas AB, President & Chief Executive Officer by Assa Abloy AB, President & Chief Executive Officer by LM Ericsson Telefon AB, Chairman by Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB, and Chairman by ST-Ericsson SA.

He also served on the board at LM Ericsson Telefon AB, Hexagon AB and University of Uppsala.

He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Uppsala.


Current positions of Carl-Henric Svanberg 
NameTitle Since
BP plc
(Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing)
Chairman 2009
Volvo AB
(Heavy Machinery & Vehicles)
Chairman 2012
Melker Schorling AB
(Holding Companies)
Director 2017


Holdings of Carl-Henric Svanberg 
NameEquities%Valuation
Absolent Group AB1,037,3379.16%14,776,088 USD
BP (BP.)
Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing
2,076,6950.010%14,070,024 USD


Carl-Henric Svanberg : Personal Network 


Biography of Carl-Henric Svanberg 
Carl-Henric Svanberg (born 29 May 1952), is a Swedish businessman and current Chairman of BP and Volvo.

Life and career
Svanberg holds a Master's degree in Applied Physics from the Linköping Institute of Technology and a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Uppsala University. Svanberg holds honorary doctorates from Luleå University of Technology and Linköping University.

Svanberg served as CEO of telecom company Ericsson from 8 April 2003 to 31 December 2009. Following his resignation, he remained on the board of Ericsson and holds 3,234,441 shares in the company.

He and his wife Agneta, an associate professor at Uppsala University, filed for divorce on 17 September 2009. They were married for 26 years and have three children together. Svanberg is a dedicated fan of Djurgårdens IF and serves on the board of Djurgårdens IF Hockey. He is a former ice hockey player himself, having played for IF Björklöven in Umeå during his youth.

Deepwater Horizon oil spill
Main|Deepwater Horizon oil spill
On 16 June 2010, Svanberg met with US President Barack Obama to discuss BP's responsibility for the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. He caused a PR uproar by afterwards expressing BP's concern for the common people along the Gulf Coast of the United States whose livelihood is threatened by the oil spill by saying, "We care about the small people", drawing upon a Swedish phrase, den lilla människan. The correct translation of the Swedish phrase would have been "the common person". Svanberg subsequently apologized for the term and attributed his unfortunate choice of words to a "slip in translation".



Source @ Wikipedia



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Carl-Henric Svanberg : Connections 
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National Association of Manufacturers
Volvo Car AB
University of Mount Union
Stanford University
Agrodus AB
ABB Group


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