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Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors, Member
Telecommunication
Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Norway

Biography

Mr. Leif Johansson, MSc Eng., served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of GKN Aerospace Sweden AB. Mr. Johansson served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of AB Volvo (publ) from 1997 to 2011. He served as President of Volvo Group at Volvo Construction Equipment Rents, Inc. and served as its Chief Executive Officer since 1997. He served as the Chairman and President at Volvo Aero AB. From 1979 to 1997, he served various executive positions in AB Electrolux, including as Chief Executive Officer from 1994 to 1997. He served as an Executive Vice President of Electrolux from 1988 to 1991. He served as the President and Chief Executive Officer at Electrolux from 1994 to 1997 and also served as its President from 1991 to 1994. He served as President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences since 2012. He has been the Chairman of the Board and Director of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) since April 13, 2011. He serves as Chairman of AstraZeneca UK Limited. He has been the Non-Executive Chairman at AstraZeneca PLC since June 2012. He has been the Chairman of AstraZeneca AB since September 1, 2012. He served as the Chairman of European Round Table of Industrialists from 2009 to 2014. He served as the Chairman at GKN Aerospace Sweden AB. He served as Chairman of the International Advisory Board of the Nobel Foundation. He has been a Director at AstraZeneca Plc since April 26, 2012. Mr. Johansson has been an Independent Director of Autoliv, Inc. since February 2016. He has been a Director of Volvo Aero AB since 2003. Mr. Johansson serves as a Director of Ecolean AB, Svenskt Näringsliv and The Confederation of Swedish Enterprise. He serves as a Director of The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, the Association of Swedish Engineering Industries and the Association des Constructeurs Europeens d'Automobiles. He served as a Director of GKN Aerospace Sweden AB since 2003. He served as a Director of Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA (Pub) from April 6, 2006 to April 14, 2016. He served as a Director of AB Volvo (publ) from 1997 to 2011. He served as a Director of Volvo AB from 1997 to 2011. He served as an Independent Director of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company from 1998 to September 20, 2011. He served as a Member of the European Round Table of Industrialists since 2002. He further serves as Delegate of the China Development Forum, is a Member of the Board of the Boao Forum for Asia and member of the Advisory Boards of the Mayor of Beijing and of the Governor of Jiangsu. He was awarded the Large Gold Medal of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences in 2011. Mr. Johansson holds honorary Doctorates at Blekinge Institute of Technology, the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology. Mr. Johansson holds an Master of Science in Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Research Interest

Telecommunication 

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