Johan Carlsson, currently Head of Fortos, a unit within Volvo IT, has been appointed the new President of Volvo Technology Transfer (VTT). Johan Carlsson will assume the position on June 1, when his predecessor Anders Brannstrom retires.
Johan Carlsson has served as Head of Fortos since March 2007 with responsibility for such areas as the development of the operations. Before starting at Fortos, he served as Investment Director at VTT.
Volvo Technology Transfer AB specializes in developing and supporting new businesses that are relevant to the Volvo Group. This work involves investing in companies and projects that are of technical and commercial interest. The company also supports the development of entrepreneurship and development in Volvo.
The Volvo Group is a manufacturer of trucks, buses and construction equipment, drive systems for marine and industrial applications, aerospace components and services. The Group also provides complete solutions for financing and service.