Anders Svensson has been appointed Executive Director, Purchasing
at Saab Automobile. He is leaving his post of Executive Director,
Purchasing at the Opel factory in Antwerp, Belgium, which he has held
since November 1998.
Anders Svensson traces his professional background to Saab, where he
was Purchasing Manager for the Metallic/Powertrain Department. He moved
to England in 1996 to take over the position of Quality Manager at the
Vauxhall Purchasing Department, and he then held the post of coordinator
for quality work at the GM Europe Purchasing Department in the German
city of Rüsselsheim, before being appointed Executive Director,
Purchasing at the Opel factory in Belgium.
In his new position at Saab, Anders Svensson will be reporting
directly to President Peter Augustsson. He will be succeeding Mike
Lapinski who, after three years at Saab, is returning to Detroit to take
up the post of Executive Director in the GM World Wide Purchasing
(August 24, 2000)