Kåre Jonsson appointed Group Senior Specialist

press release
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Kåre Jonsson, Group Senior Specialist, Volvo Group

Volvo Penta´s engineer Kåre Jonsson has been appointed Group Senior Specialist within the Volvo Group for his unique propeller competencies. 

 

Group Senior Specialist is an honorary title that is awarded to individuals with unique skills and expertise in a specific area within the Volvo Group - one of the giants in the global commercial transport industry with approximately 100,000 employees and net sales of around USD 50 billion.

 

Kåre Jonsson complies with all the criteria that are set in order to be regarded as a specialist. He is one of the world´s most renowned propeller experts and one of many Volvo engineers that has contributed to Volvo Penta´s world leading position within propeller technology.

 

With innovations such as the Aquamatic sterndrive, the counter rotating propellers Duoprop and the IPS system with forward facing propellers, Volvo Penta has been leading the development within marine transmissions and propellers in the past 50 years.

 

Kåre Jonsson joined Volvo Penta in 1979 and he is one of the people behind the unique IPS system which since the launch in 2005 has established Volvo Penta as the undisputed market leader within the segment.

 

“The appointment as Group Senior Specialist is recognition for me and for Volvo Penta. It gives us an opportunity to develop the marine propeller technology even further" says Kåre Jonsson.
 

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