Mikael Bratt, head of corporate finance at AB Volvo, has been appointed new chief financial officer of the Volvo Group. Bratt succeeds Pär Östberg and will assume his new position immediately.
Bratt has been vice president & head of corporate finance at AB Volvo since 2002 and has worked for the Volvo Group since 1988. Bratt has extensive experience of the Volvo Group’s various operations and has held management positions in units including Volvo Treasury North America and Volvo Trucks’ operations in Brazil. He will assume his new position immediately and will also be a member of Volvo’s group management. As head of corporate finance, Bratt has directed the work on the acquisitions that Volvo has completed in recent years and thus has excellent insight into these companies, the company said.
“Mikael’s wide-ranging, international experience within the Volvo Group and the knowledge he has accumulated in his role as head of corporate finance will be extremely useful in his new position as chief financial officer,” said Leif Johansson, president & CEO of the Volvo Group.