Thursday, 22 July 2010 7:29 P.M.
Cars CEO Stefan Jacoby Named Keynote Speaker at the 2010 LA Auto
Show Press Days
credit: PRNewsFoto/Los Angeles Auto Show
Jacoby, president and chief executive officer of Volvo Car
Corp., will kick off the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show in November.
ANGELES -- Stefan Jacoby, president and chief executive
officer of Volvo Car Corp., will kick off the Los Angeles Auto Show
by delivering the Motor Press Guild (MPG) keynote address the morning
of Nov. 17, 2010. The MPG breakfast and Jacoby's address are open
to all credentialed Press Days attendees. A Q&A session will
be part of the presentation.
Jacoby was elected president and chief executive officer of Volvo
Cars in August 2010. Prior to that, he spent most of his professional
career at Volkswagen, where he held several senior positions--the
latest as of October 2007 serving as the president and chief executive
officer of Volkswagen Group of America.
now Mr. Jacoby is in one of the most fascinating car industry positions,
as a German CEO of an esteemed Swedish brand now owned by the Chinese,"
said Charlie Vogelheim, MPG speaker committee chairman and executive
editor of IntelliChoice. "He is expected to share his vision
of the U.S. and Chinese auto markets, and viable alternative fuel
solutions during his LA Auto Show keynote."
his career at Volkswagen and from January 1995 to September 1997,
managed the General Office of the Chairman of the Board of Management.
From there, as a member of top management, he was responsible for
the Asia-Pacific Region and was instrumental in the expansion of
the two Volkswagen joint ventures in China. Prior to his last position
at Volkswagen, from October 2001 to February 2004, Jacoby was president
and chief executive officer of Mitsubishi Motors Europe. Jacoby's
experience working across corporate cultures and regions has equipped
him with in-depth knowledge of one of the industry's leading premium
be the 12th year that the MPG breakfast has opened the LA Auto Show
Press Days. MPG is comprised of approximately 800 automotive journalists
and public relations professionals nationwide, making it the largest
automotive press association in the country.
Los Angeles Auto Show will be held in the fall for the fifth consecutive
time. Press Days are Nov. 17 and 18 and Nov. 19-28 for the public.
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