New Appointments at Autoliv

Apr 26, 2001, 01:00 ET from Autoliv

    STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Autoliv (NYSE:   ALV) -- the
 worldwide leader in automotive safety systems -- has appointed Hans-Goeran
 Patring, 51, Deputy Vice President, Human Resources to become Vice President
 of that function when the current VP of Human Resources Claes Humbla retires
 in January next year.
     Currently, Mr. Patring is the Group Vice President of Human Resources of
 the Global Automation Division at ABB based in Zurich Switzerland.
 Previously, he was the VP of Human Resources for ABB's Robotics Business,
 having been based in the UK for three years and before that in Sweden.
     Hans-Goeran Patring will start his employment with Autoliv in September.
     Hannes Wadell, 30, has been appointed Treasurer of Autoliv Inc.
     Hannes started with Autoliv as an Assistant Treasurer in the company's
 newly formed treasury department in 1999.  He held previous positions in the
 Treasury Department of the office supply company Esselte, including Group
 Treasurer.
     The position of Treasurer has until now been held by Autoliv's CFO, Hans
 Bioerck.
 
     Autoliv Inc. 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 almost 30,000 employees in more than
 30 vehicle-producing countries.  In addition, the company has
 eight technical centers around the world, including 19 test tracks, more than
 any other automotive safety supplier.  Sales in 2000 amounted to US
 $4.1 billion and net income to US $170 million.  The company's shares are
 listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:   ALV) and its Swedish Depositary
 Receipts on the OM Stockholm Stock Exchange (SSE: ALIV).
 
 

SOURCE Autoliv
    STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Autoliv (NYSE:   ALV) -- the
 worldwide leader in automotive safety systems -- has appointed Hans-Goeran
 Patring, 51, Deputy Vice President, Human Resources to become Vice President
 of that function when the current VP of Human Resources Claes Humbla retires
 in January next year.
     Currently, Mr. Patring is the Group Vice President of Human Resources of
 the Global Automation Division at ABB based in Zurich Switzerland.
 Previously, he was the VP of Human Resources for ABB's Robotics Business,
 having been based in the UK for three years and before that in Sweden.
     Hans-Goeran Patring will start his employment with Autoliv in September.
     Hannes Wadell, 30, has been appointed Treasurer of Autoliv Inc.
     Hannes started with Autoliv as an Assistant Treasurer in the company's
 newly formed treasury department in 1999.  He held previous positions in the
 Treasury Department of the office supply company Esselte, including Group
 Treasurer.
     The position of Treasurer has until now been held by Autoliv's CFO, Hans
 Bioerck.
 
     Autoliv Inc. 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 almost 30,000 employees in more than
 30 vehicle-producing countries.  In addition, the company has
 eight technical centers around the world, including 19 test tracks, more than
 any other automotive safety supplier.  Sales in 2000 amounted to US
 $4.1 billion and net income to US $170 million.  The company's shares are
 listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:   ALV) and its Swedish Depositary
 Receipts on the OM Stockholm Stock Exchange (SSE: ALIV).
 
 SOURCE  Autoliv