James Rowan is a businessperson who founded Electroconnect Ltd. and who has been at the helm of 7 different companies. Presently, Mr. Rowan is President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Volvo Car AB and Chief Executive Officer & Director at Volvo Car Corp. (a subsidiary of Volvo Car AB) and Chief Executive Officer for Volvo Car Holding Germany Gmbh. James Rowan is also on the board of 7 other companies.
In the past he held the position of Chairman at Sydrogen Energy Pte Ltd., Executive Director at Dyson Group Plc, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Ember Technologies, Inc., Vice President-Operations of Flex Ltd. and Vice President-European Operations at Flextronics International Ltd. (a subsidiary of Flex Ltd.), Executive Vice President-Operations of Celestica, Inc., Chief Operating Officer-Global Manufacturing at BlackBerry Ltd., President & COO-Automation Systems Group at ATS Corp., Managing Director-Europe at International Components Corp. Singapore Pte Ltd. and Chief Executive Officer & Director at Dyson Ltd.
He received an undergraduate degree from Glasgow Caledonian University and a graduate degree from the University of Northumbria.