Björn Axelsson, Human Resources Director, Volvo Group Trucks Operations, Executive MBA graduate class 2014
Since graduating from the University of Gothenburg in 2005 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Björn Axelsson has climbed the career ladder within the Volvo Group.
His career with Volvo actually started back in 1999 when he assembled jet engines at the Volvo Aero Corporation for the Swedish air force fighter JAS 39 Gripen. Following several management positions in Sweden and globally, he is currently Human Resources Director at Volvo Group Trucks Operations at the Tuve production plant in Gothenburg. The site has more than 2,000 employees.
Reflecting on the first half of the Executive MBA programme, Björn concludes that it is a demanding programme and that the benefits are commensurate with the time and effort you devote to the programme and its application at the workplace ......