Volvo faucets Japan prominent to govern China gross sales

BE desk

Volvo Vehicles appointed Martin Persson, its wave normal supervisor for Japan, president of its gross sales corporate in China. 

“During his previous tenure in Japan, he worked with the team to increase market share, nurture local talent and position Volvo Cars in the high-end electric vehicle market in Japan,” Volvo stated in a observation, relating to Persson.

From 2015 to 2017, Persson labored for Volvo in China in command of native customer support and after-market gross sales. 

Volvo “believes that his experience will further drive Volvo Cars’ electrification transformation in the Chinese market,” the Swedish carmaker added.

Persson will break in the function of Volvo’s China gross sales prominent from Qin Peiji. Qin used to be made deputy normal supervisor of Geely Automotive Crew Co., Geely Maintaining Crew Co. stated this day.

Volvo and Geely Automotive Crew are sister corporations inside of Geely Maintaining Crew, a big non-public Chinese language automaker.

For the primary seven months, Volvo’s China gross sales received 8 p.c from a while previous to 92,708. Of that quantity, most effective 9.4 p.c have been complete electrical automobiles and plug-in hybrids. 

In the similar duration, the Swedish logo’s international deliveries complex 18 p.c to 395,856, with 39 p.c of the quantity generated via EVs and plug-in hybrids. 

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