Dec 20, 2019: Nils Jaeger has been appointed as president of the new Volvo Group business area Volvo Autonomous Solutions. He is currently the president for EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region since 2014.
In his new role, Jaeger will report to the Volvo Group president and CEO Martin Lundstedt and be a member of the Group management team. Jaeger will lead a new business area responsible for further accelerating the development, commercialisation and sales of autonomous transport solutions from the Volvo Group.
Before joining the Volvo Group he has held several leading positions at John Deere.
“Nils Jaeger has extensive experience from working with total solutions for our customers. The Volvo Autonomous Solutions team will meet a growing demand and offer the best possible solutions to customers in such segments as mining, ports and transport between logistics centers, as a complement to today’s products and services,” said Lundstedt.
Volvo Autonomous Solutions will constitute a new business area as of January 1, 2020, at which time Jaeger will take up the position as president and head of solutions. The recruitment process for his successor will now commence.