Senior Executive Advisor, Sweden-India Business Council
Akash Passey is presently the Sr. Vice President – Volvo Bus Corporation and a member of the Volvo Bus Executive Committee. He is responsible for Business Region International which includes India, China, Middle East/Africa, Asia Pacific and CIS countries. He is the Chairman of Volvo Buses India and Vice-Chairman of Sunwin Buses China.
In his prior role, Akash was the Managing Director & CEO of Volvo buses in South Asia, which included all markets in the SAARC region. He had the privilege in 2001 to start and establish Volvo Bus as a ticket brand in India. Other roles included being on the Boards of SIAM and CII Karnataka. He was also founder member of ASDC (Automotive Skill Development Council of India). Akash has over 20 years of experience in the Truck and Bus Industry.