The Göteborg Opera Managing Director from 1 July 2006
Peter Hansson was Managing Director for Volvo Cars for Sweden 1995-2006 and for the Nordic countries since 1999. He started his career with Volvo in 1972 and since 1987 has held a number of important appointments, including Regional Manager for Volvo Trucks in the Benelux countries, Marketing and Sales Manager for Volvo Trucks in Sweden and later Managing Director for Volvo Trucks in Sweden and the Nordic countries.
Peter Hansson was born and brought up in Göteborg and studied at Göteborg University, where he gained a Master of Political Science degree in 1972. He has also studied leadership at the Centre d’Etudes Industrielles in Geneva. Peter Hansson is a member of the Board of Directors for VBG (Vänersborgskopplingen), Hertz Sweden, Volvo Finance, the World Childhood Foundation and Svensk scenkonst.