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Autoliv President of Passive Safety to resign

December 10, 2015
By Business Wire News


Regulatory News:

Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE:ALV)(STO:ALIVSDB) the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, today announced that George Chang, current President of Autoliv’s Passive Safety business segment, has decided to leave Autoliv.

After sixteen years with the Company, George Chang has decided to leave Autoliv to pursue other activities outside the automotive sector. He intends to remain in his current position until his successor joins Autoliv to assist in the transition. Autoliv expects the successor to the role of President of Passive Safety to be announced shortly.

“George Chang joined Autoliv in 1999 in a purchasing role, he later assumed positions as head of the Company’s Asia Pacific and China operations. I respect George’s decision to take a different path in life, and I would like to direct my warm thanks and well wishes to him,” said Jan Carlson, Chairman, CEO and President, Autoliv.

About Autoliv

Autoliv, Inc., the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, develops and manufactures automotive safety systems for all major automotive manufacturers in the world. Together with its joint ventures, Autoliv has close to 80 facilities with more than 60,000 employees in 28 countries. In addition, the Company has ten technical centers in nine countries around the world, with 21 test tracks, more than any other automotive safety supplier. Sales in 2014 amounted to US $9.2 billion. The Company’s shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: ALV) and its Swedish Depository Receipts on the OMX Nordic Exchange in Stockholm (ALIV sdb). For more information about Autoliv, please visit our company website at

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