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This profile was last updated on 12/19/14  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Mr. Albert R. Dowden

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Managing Director

Phone: (713) ***-****  HQ Phone
The Boss Group
1330 Post Oak Blvd. Suite 2300
Houston , Texas 77056
United States

Company Description: The Boss Group is a private investment and management firm created to acquire small and middle market companies for its account and its partners and to originate...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • B.A.
    Middlebury College
  • J.D.
    New York University School of Law
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Boss Group - Global Private Investment and Management. An International Investment Firm, 19 Dec 2014 [cached]
Albert R. Dowden
Albert R. Dowden
Mr. Dowden is an advisor to The Boss Group. Prior to the Boss Group, Mr. Dowden was President and Chief Executive officer of Volvo Group North America, Inc. and Senior Vice President of its Swedish parent company, AB Volvo. Prior to joining Volvo in 1974 as General Counsel to its North American operations, he practiced law with the New York based international law firm of Rogers & Wells (now Clifford Chance).
He serves as a Director of the INVGSCO Funds, a large family of mutual funds, and Magellan Insurance, a Bermuda based Reinsurance Company. He also serves as Chairman of the Cortland Trust, a New York based money market fund, and on the Advisory Board of Rotary Power International, a designer and manufacturer off rotary engines. He also acts as a Director or Chairman of various New York based, and as well as internationally focused charities. He previously served on the boards of The Hertz Corporation, Genmar Corporation, National Media Corporation (NYSE), Annuity & Life RE (NYSE) in additional to that of Volvo Group North America, Inc. and a number of Volvo boards including those of its North American operating companies.
He is currently active with a number of trade organizations such as the national Association of Manufacturers (a Vice Chairman), the American Scandinavian Foundation (Chairman), the Foreign Policy Association and the European-American Business Council, among others, covering international affairs, trade and trade relations, regulatory and legislative advocacy.
HOAIC: About Us, 8 May 2010 [cached]
Albert R. Dowden- Mr. Dowden served in various capacities with Volvo companies in North America from 1967-1998, retiring as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Volvo Group North America, Inc.. He was also at that time Senior Vice President of parent company AB Volvo, Gothenburg, Sweden. Prior to joining Volvo, Mr. Dowden practiced law with Rogers & Wells (now Clifford, Chance) in New York City.
Mr. Dowden is a director of AIM/Invesco Funds, Annuity & Life Re (Holdings) Ltd, Cortland Trust and The Boss Group, among others.
Mr. Dowden has also served on the Boards of The Hertz Corporation, Genmar Corporation, and National Media Corporation, as well as numerous Volvo Boards.
Mr. Dowden received a B.A. degree from Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT and a J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1966.
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Albert R. Dowden
Mr. Dowden is a founder and has served as managing director of The Boss Group, a Houston based private
Board of Advisors | Puppies Behind Bars, 7 May 2015 [cached]
Albert R. Dowden
President and Chief Executive Officer (Ret.), Volvo North America Corporation
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