Skander Bouraoui, new driver of Volvo's digital transformation in France – L'Automobile & L'Entreprise

Since Monday 1er September 2020, Skander Bouraoui is the digital and IT director of Volvo Car France. A specialist in technologies and digital solutions, he also joins the brand's management committee.


Skander Bouraoui new driver of Volvo39s digital transformation in France - Skander Bouraoui, new driver of Volvo's digital transformation in France - L'Automobile & L'Entreprise
Skander Bouraoui joined the French subsidiary of the manufacturer Volvo on September 1. (© Volvo Car France)

Skander Bouraoui therefore becomes digital and IT director of Volvo Car France. As such, he joins the Management Committee, which is expanding to now consist of nine members. Skander Bouraoui will naturally refer to the president, Yves Pasquier-Desvignes.

After training as an engineer in computer science and statistics, Skander Bouraoui began his career as an expert Java / JEE software engineer in the digital consulting agency Degetel, before becoming a project and program consultant manager. Then he joined Alstom as global program manager, before taking on the role of digital technology director within General Electric Grid-Solutions. He will put this rich experience and his strategic vision at the service of Volvo Car France, in order toaccelerate digital transformation started within the brand.

"The automotive sector is facing a profound digital transformation"

" I am very happy to join the Volvo Car France team and to meet with them the challenges posed by new consumption habits, as well as by the growing connectivity of the brand's products and services. The entire automotive sector is facing a profound digital transformation, and Volvo Cars is fully aware of this, as illustrated by its bold digital strategy », Says Skander Bouraoui.

For his part, Yves Pasquier-Desvignes adds: “ We are very happy to welcome Skander to Volvo Car France. Volvo Car has already repeatedly affirmed its desire to position itself as a leader in digital transformation by making significant investments, particularly in online sales and connectivity. Skander's experiences will allow us to calmly approach this transition driven by our parent company. "



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