Pehr G Gyllenhammar

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Birthday
28, 1935
Birthplace
Sweden
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
28, 1935 (age 84)
Birthplace
Sweden

About

Businessman known for his more than two-decade career as CEO of the Volvo automobile company. He later headed insurance, investment, and pharmaceutical corporations.

Before Fame

A decade after earning his law degree from Lund University, he took over for his father as head of an insurance business called Skandia.

Trivia

An unsuccessful merger deal between Volvo and Renault led to his resignation as CEO of Volvo.

Family Life

His marriage to Christina Engellau resulted in a son named Oscar and daughters named Cecilia, Charlotte, and Sophie.

Associated With

Andreas Thorstensson was also a Swedish businessman.