August Wu has been appointed as the new president of Polestar China, reporting to company CEO Thomas Ingenlath.
Wu joins from Volvo Cars in Shanghai, China, where he was head of product and offer for the APAC region. In this role, he was responsible for local products, specification, pricing and vehicle line management. Prior to this, he worked for Volvo in Sweden as business program leader for the Volvo 60 cluster of cars.
Wu will act as a commercial offer in China and will work on the development of the Polestar retail environment, as well as increasing brand awareness in the Chinese market.
“The appointment of August Wu as the new president of Polestar China is an important step in the development of our team in China,” Ingenlath said.
“With China being one of the world’s fastest developing markets for electrified cars, it’s clear that having somebody with a very deep understanding of the market was vitally important.
“In August Wu, we have found that person.”