Modular Management Welcomes Industry Leader Håkan Samuelsson to the Board of Directors

STOCKHOLM, Sweden – June 3, 2024 – Modular Management, the global leader in Product Architecture and Configuration Lifecycle Management, announced today that Håkan Samuelsson, former CEO at Volvo Cars, joined the Board of Directors at Modular Management.

Håkan Samuelsson's extensive industry experience includes executive positions at Volvo Cars, Polestar, MAN, Scania, etc. He is most recognized for his transformative and visionary leadership, acting as President and CEO of Volvo Cars, where he implemented major strategies focusing on modularity and product configuration, significantly influencing the company's leadership and success.

Under Samuelsson's leadership, Volvo also embraced the concept of product modularity. This approach was embodied in the development and implementation of Volvo’s Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) and Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) platforms. 

“During a period of significant transformation in the automotive sector, my emphasis on modularity, product configuration, and business composability played crucial roles in maintaining a competitive edge," said Håkan Samuelsson. What especially excites me about joining the board of Modular Management is how they partner with clients to ensure long-term success through value-added services in combination with the cutting-edge technology PALMA to manage the full life cycle of products. I'm honored to support the continued growth journey as I believe strategic and market-driven modular products are THE way forward for companies serious about winning in an ever-changing market.

"We are thrilled to welcome Håkan Samuelsson as a board member of Modular Management," said Karl-Johan Linghede, Group CEO of Modular Management. "Håkan's exceptional track record in the automotive industry, highlighted by his transformative leadership at Volvo Cars and significant contributions at MAN, Scania, and others, positions him uniquely to drive our mission of helping companies transform into composable businesses forward. His profound expertise in innovation, sustainability, and strategic implementations of modular systems aligns perfectly with our core objectives. We are confident that Håkan's vision will greatly enhance our capabilities and help us set new standards in the industry." 

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