Mr. Bo Andersson

Bo I. Andersson Appointed New President of YAZAKI Europe

New European Top Management for the Japanese automotive supplier: Bo I. Andersson was elected new President of YAZAKI Europe. The 61-year-old succeeded Dr. Horst Rudolph on 14th July 2017.

Andersson, born in 1955 in Falkenberg, Sweden, graduated from Stockholm and Harvard University in Business and Management.
In 1987, Andersson started his career with SAAB Automotive AB as a Purchasing Manager before he was promoted to Purchasing Vice President in 1990. In 1993, he relocated to Detroit to join General Motors where he held various executive positions. From 2001 to 2009, he took over the position of Global Vice President of Purchasing.
In 2009, Andersson joined the GAZ Group as its President and in 2013, he was appointed President of JSC AvtoVAZ, the largest Russian car manufacturer.
Since 2016, he has headed Bo Group Industries as an industry advisor for both global automotive and non-automotive organizations.