Volvo CE’s New SVP of Purchasing & Supplier Management
By Mike Osenga10 July 2018
Effective October 1, Peter Jordansson will take up the position on the Volvo CE executive management team (EMT), reporting to President Melker Jernberg. He will be based at Volvo CE’s Gothenburg headquarters. With more than 20 years of experience in logistics and transport, Jordansson has worked with Volvo Group, Scania and most recently steel company SSAB.
His new role will mark his return to Volvo CE. In his new position as senior vice president, where he will promote the needs of the supply chain in the company’s strategic discussions.
His first logistics position came in 1994, at AQ Segerström & Svensson. In 2003 he joined Scania as production planning manager, and later manager of logistics for Scania’s engine assembly facility in Södertälje. He then spent two years working for Volvo CE as manager logistics at the Arvika facility, before re-joining Scania as purchasing director at the company’s Buses & Coaches division.
Prior to joining Volvo CE, Jordansson’s most recent roles have been at SSAB, where he has been leading its supply chain and purchasing and sourcing development.
Volvo CE President Melker Jernberg said, “I am really pleased to welcome Peter to the executive management team. Peter has had strong track records of managing the full supply chain in different industries, from operational level to strategic level. The supply chain is a critical part of our overall business and we see a need for the purchasing function to get more focus by being directly represented in Volvo CE’s strategic discussions.”