Executive Management Team

Michael set up Powertrain Engineering Sweden as a unit within Volvo Cars in 2019. He has 25 years’ experience in product development, having started his career at Volkswagen in Germany, before moving to Bentley Motors in the UK and then to Volvo Cars in Sweden. Michael holds a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Lübeck.

Michael Fleiss

Managing Director

Ken has 28 years of finance leadership experience in the automotive industry, 12 years with Volvo Cars and 16 years with General Motors. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and an MBA from Ivy School of Business in Ontario, Canada. Ken is also a Certified Public Accountant/Certified Management Accountant Ontario and a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Ken Lam

Chief Financial Officer

Daniel came to Powertrain Engineering Sweden AB after over 20 years of leading and managing industrial projects and production operations within Volvo Cars. He holds a M.Sc. in Automation from Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg and an MBA from the University of Gothenburg.

Daniel Alvarsson

Head of Manufacturing Engineering

Before joining Powertrain Engineering Sweden AB, Mats held R&D leadership roles at Volvo Cars, heading up Short I6 Engine programmes 2003–2007 and building up Electrical Propulsion Systems 2014–2017. He holds a Ph. D. from Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg and was an Associate Professor in Micro-electronics there during the 1990s.

Mats Andersson

Head of R&D

Mattias joined Powertrain Engineering Sweden AB from Volvo Cars, where he was Manager for Powertrain Product Strategy. Mattias holds an M. Sc. in Mechanical Engineering and Industry analysis from Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg and comes with more than 20 years of experience within the automotive industry.

Mattias Berglund

Head of Strategy and Alliances

Per joined Volvo Cars in 2017 as Head of HR Digital and Consumer Experience, before moving to Powertrain Engineering Sweden AB. Previously, he was Head of HR at Latour Industries for eight years, also serving as CEO of Specma Seals within the group. He holds a Masters in Marketing Management from Griffith University, Australia.

Per Engler

Head of Corporate Functions

Helene has 20 years of strategic marketing and communications leadership within automotive and healthcare. Before joining Aurobay, she was Head of Communications and Investor Relations and was a member of the executive management team for listed company Opus Group AB. She holds an M.A. in Strategic Marketing Communication and Media Studies from the University of Gothenburg, and Leeds Beckett University in the U.K.

Helene Carlson

Head of Communications and Public Affairs

Bjarne joined Volvo Cars in 2017 before transferring to Powertrain Engineering Sweden AB. He has had several senior positions in supply chain, R&D and project management within Husqvarna Group and also worked as CEO for a tech company. He holds a M.Sc. in Engineering and Finance from Chalmers University of Technology.

Bjarne Hammar

Head of Manufacturing, Skövde

Annica moved to Powertrain Engineering Sweden AB after over 20 years of global leadership experience at Volvo Cars, within R&D and Quality. She holds a B. Sc. in Innovation Engineering from Halmstad University and a certification in Combustion Technology from Chalmers University of Technology.

Annica Johannsson

Head of Quality and Sustainability

Before joining Powertrain Engineering Sweden AB, Jonas helped drive Volvo Cars’ digital transformation and online consumer experience, first as Director of Enterprise Digital Transformation and then CTO Volvo Online Digital, Care by Volvo. Other roles with the company included Director Global Application Services and Head of Enterprise Digital APAC. He has an M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering.

Jonas Leo

Chief Information Officer

Formerly Head of Procurement for Internal Combustion Engines at Volvo Cars, Shan has many years of management experience within procurement in Sweden. She also spent three years as a strategic buyer at Hyundai in China. Shan holds an M.Sc. in Logistics and Transportation Management from Gothenburg University.

Shan Liu

Head of Procurement

Petra came to Powertrain Engineering Sweden AB from AB Volvo, with substantial experience leading matrix organizations in an international environment. She has spent many years in management positions within Sales, Strategy, Production, Logistics and Procurement. Petra began her career at OEM international Internordic Bearing AB, and studied International Business Management at Jönköping University.

Petra Odenman

Head of Sales and Market

Terry is Plant Manager of the Zhangjiakou Engine Plant and an operational member of Michael Fleiss’ management team, supporting Powertrain Engineering Sweden AB’s transition to the Aurobay brand. Terry has extensive experience in manufacturing engineering, production and project management in both FIAT and Volvo Cars. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and an MBA.

Terry Zhang

Head of Manufacturing, Zhangjiakou