Helena Saxon new CFO of Investor AB, Susanne Ekblom CEO of Investor’s holding Vectura

Investor’s CFO Susanne Ekblom has been appointed new CEO of Vectura, in which she has been a member of the board since 2012. Vectura manages Investor’s real estate property, including Grand Hôtel and healthcare properties run by Aleris.

“As CFO and member of Investor’s Management Group, Susanne Ekblom has worked extensively with establishing internal quality processes and support functions that have contributed greatly to Investor’s ability to run its organization efficiently. This work is now completed and I am glad to see Susanne taking on a new challenge within the group”, comments President and CEO Börje Ekholm.

Helena Saxon has been appointed new CFO and member of Investor’s Management Group. Helena Saxon is 44 years old and is currently an Investment Manager at Investor. She is currently a board member of Sobi, Mölnlycke Health Care and Aleris. In the latter two, Helena is Chairman of the Audit Committees. Previously, Helena has been CFO at Syncron International and at Hallvarsson & Halvarsson. She will assume her new position as of March 1.

“Helena Saxon has strong leadership skills and broad financial experience. I am very happy that Helena has accepted the role of CFO and member of the Management Group”, comments Investor’s President and CEO-to be Johan Forssell.

As has been previously communicated in a press release on January 28, Johan Forssell will become Investor’s President and CEO from the Annual General Meeting on May 12, when Börje Ekholm will become Head of Investor’s new division Patricia Industries.

For further information:

Stefan Stern, Head of Corporate Relations and Communications, Phone 46 8 614 2058, 46 70 636 7417
Magnus Dalhammar, Head of Investor Relations, Phone 46 8 614 2130, 46 73 524 2130

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Investor, founded by the Wallenberg family a hundred years ago, is the leading owner of high quality Nordic-based international companies. Through board participation, our industrial experience, network and financial strength, we strive to make our companies best-in-class. Our holdings include, among others, Atlas Copco, SEB, ABB, Ericsson and Mölnlycke Health Care.

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Investor is the leading owner of Nordic-based international companies, founded by the Wallenberg family a hundred years ago. We own significant minority or majority interests in high quality companies. Through our participation on the boards of directors, we work for continuous improvement of the performance of the companies. With our industrial experience, network and financial strength we strive to make our companies best-in-class. Our cash flow allows us to support strategic initiatives in our companies, capture investment opportunities and provide our shareholders with a dividend. Our Core Investments include listed holdings Atlas Copco, SEB, ABB, Ericsson and the operating subsidiary Mölnlycke Health Care.