SwedPod Episode 6: Scania China Group – The Story of Mats Harborn’s 30 Years in China

In 2021’s second SwedPod Episode, we meet Mats Harborn, the president at Scania China Group, the former President of the European Chamber and SwedCham China and he is also the honorary member for life of SwedCham.  Mr. Harborn has a long professional experience of China more than 30 years, previously working for Handelsbanken, Business Sweden and Ecolean. He is also a familiar feature in the Executive programme at the Stockholm School of Economics, lecturing about Chinese culture, politics and business.

In this episode, you will  hear Mr. Harborn’s professional experience of working and living in China more than 30 years since 1982 and his advice for those young professionals who want to pursue a successful career development. You will also hear Mr. Harborn’s view on how to keep effective communication in a multi-cultural context,  and some behind-scene stories about how Scania become one of the first foreign automotive groups to set up 100 % owned production in China;  the future trend of the road transportation in China.