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Edvard Carleson


professional biography

Edvard Carleson is Senior Vice President & General Counsel at Volvo Construction Equipment.

As the General Counsel of Volvo CE, Edvard Carleson has the overall responsibility for legal matters within the Volvo CE group of companies, as well as ensuring the proper functioning of legal services to all Volvo CE operating units. This includes compliance with laws and regulations, driving best practices and making sure the company’s business activities comply with relevant Policies, Directives and Guidelines of the Volvo Group.

Edvard started his career at Volvo in 1994 and prior to his current role at Volvo CE held a number of senior position within the Volvo Group. These included being the General Counsel for Volvo Trucks, Volvo Buses and Volvo Aero. Prior to joining the Volvo Group Edvard served as in-house counsel for a number of international companies.

In 2002 Edvard joined Volvo Construction Equipment as Vice President and General Counsel and has, since 2008, also served as a member of Volvo CE’s executive management team. He is based at the company’s headquarter in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Edvard was born in Stockholm in 1957 and grew up in Nykoping, a small city 100 km south of the Swedish capital. His has a Master of Law at the University of Uppsala, Sweden.

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