Jan Carlson

President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, Veoneer, Inc.

Jan Carlson


Mr. Carlson was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Veoneer, Inc. in April 2018 and its Chairman in June 2018.  Mr. Carlson was President and Chief Executive Officer of Autoliv, Inc. from 2007 to 2018 and has been Chairman of its board since May 2014. He joined Autoliv in 1999 as President of Autoliv Electronics and held that position until April 2005, when he became Vice President of Engineering of Autoliv and a member of that company’s Executive Committee. Mr. Carlson currently serves on the board of directors of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson.
Mr. Carlson brings to the board international perspective concerning the global automotive industry and the experience and perspective of a currently-serving CEO of a global automotive supplier headquartered outside the United States. Prior to joining Autoliv, Mr. Carlson was President of Saab Combitech, a division within Saab aircraft group specializing in commercializing military technologies. Mr. Carlson has a Master of Science degree in Engineering Physics and Electrical Engineering from the University of Linköping, Sweden.  He also received an honorary doctor degree from Linköping University in May 2018.

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