Autoliv appoints Chairman of the Board and Lead Independent Director

| Source: Autoliv Inc.
(Stockholm, Sweden, May 5, 2014) – – – The Board of Directors of Autoliv, Inc.
(NYSE: ALV and SSE: ALIVsdb), the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems,
at a meeting on May 4, 2014, elected Mr. Jan Carlson to serve as its new
Chairman of the Board, effective immediately.  Since April 3, 2014, Mr. Carlson
has been serving as Interim Chairman following the resignation of the previous
Chairman Mr. Lars Nyberg.
Mr. Carlson is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Autoliv, a position
he has held since 2007. The Board believes that Mr. Carlson’s long experience
with Autoliv, including the extensive knowledge of the Company he has gained
through his service as President and Chief Executive Officer, as well as his
deep knowledge of the auto industry, make him the best choice for Chairman at
this time.

Jan Carlson joined Autoliv in 1999. Prior to becoming the President and CEO he
has held the positions of President Europe, President Electronics and Vice
President Engineering. He is additionally a board member of BorgWarner Inc. and
Trelleborg AB.

At the same meeting, the Board approved amendments to the Company’s Corporate
Governance Guidelines to provide for a Lead Independent Director if the position
of Chairman is held by an officer of the Company. The Lead Independent Director
will generally be responsible for ensuring that the views of the independent
directors are adequately considered and weighed in the Board’s decision-making
process, and to perform the specific duties set out in the amended Corporate
Governance Guidelines. Consistent with the Company’s commitment to strong
corporate governance, the Board believes that appointing a Lead Independent
Director will counterbalance any issues and concerns related to the Board having
a non-independent Chairman.

Because Mr. Carlson is both an officer of the Company and the Chairman, pursuant
to the amended Corporate Governance Guidelines, at the same meeting, the
independent members of the Board selected Mr. George Lorch to serve as the Lead
Independent Director, effective immediately. Mr. Lorch has been a director of
the Company since June 2003 and currently is the Chairman of the Nominating and
Corporate Governance Committee.

A copy of the amended Corporate Governance Guidelines is available at the
Company’s website at the following address:


Thomas Jönsson, Vice President Communications      Tel +46 (8) 58 72 06
About Autoliv

Autoliv, Inc., the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, develops and
manufactures automotive safety systems for all major automotive manufacturers in
the world. Together with its joint ventures, Autoliv has more than 80 facilities
with over 56,000 employees in 29 countries. In addition, the Company has ten
technical centers in nine countries around the world, with 21 test tracks, more
than any other automotive safety supplier. Sales in 2013 amounted to US $8.8
billion. The Company's shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:
ALV) and its Swedish Depository Receipts on the OMX Nordic Exchange in Stockholm
(ALIV sdb). For more information about Autoliv, please visit our company website

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