Leif Valdemar Johansson is a Swedish businessperson who has been at the head of 11 different companies. Presently, Mr. Johansson is Non-Executive Chairman at AstraZeneca Plc and Chairman at Ericsson AB. Mr. Johansson is also on the board of Autoliv, Inc., Boao Forum For Asia, Ecolean AB and Föreningen Teknikföretagen i Sverige.
In his past career he held the position of Chairman for Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson and Chairman at Ericsson Danmark A (a subsidiary of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson), Chairman for European Automobile Manufacturers Association, Chairman of European Round Table of Industrialists, Chief Executive Officer at Electrolux AB, President & Chief Executive Officer at Volvo AB, Chairman of Volvo Aero Corp., Chief Executive Officer for Volvo Flygmotor AB and Chairman at Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.
Leif Valdemar Johansson received a graduate degree from Chalmers University of Technology.