Anders Danielsson appointed new President and CEO of Skanska
The Board of Directors has appointed Anders Danielsson new President and CEO of Skanska. He will succeed Johan Karlström who previously announced he will step down.
Anders Danielsson has worked at Skanska since 1991. He is currently serving as Executive Vice President with responsibility for Skanska Skanska’s construction units in the U.S. and Infrastructure Development.
Before Anders joined Skanska’s Senior Executive Team in 2013 he was President of Skanska Norway where he led two successful turnarounds of construction operations and residential development operations. Prior to that, he served as President for four years at Skanska Sweden.
“I am very happy that Anders Danielsson has agreed to take on the position as new CEO. He has a solid track record of almost 30 years at Skanska. Anders has worked in multiple countries and has successfully managed the business in both construction and development. He is very result-oriented and has a strong focus on profitability. He is also an appreciated value driven leader with a strong ethical compass,” says Hans Biörck, Chairman of the Board of Directors for Skanska.
“Skanska is a fantastic company with great people and great projects. I really look forward to taking on the role of leading the Group and being part of developing a profitable Skanska that builds for a better society”, says Anders Danielsson.
Anders Danielsson will assume his new position January 1, 2018, when Johan Karlström will step down as CEO and member of the Board of Directors. Johan Karlström will remain as a senior advisor until January 2019, when he will retire.
For further information please contact:
Edvard Lind, Head of Media Relations, Skanska AB, tel +46 (0)10 448 88 08
Direct line for media, tel +46 (0)10 448 88 99
This and previous releases can also be found at www.skanska.com
Skanska is one of the world’s leading project development and construction groups with expertise in construction, development of commercial and residential premises, and public-private partnerships projects. Based on its global green experience, Skanska aims to be the clients' first choice for Green solutions. The Group currently has 41,000 employees in selected home markets in Europe and North America. Skanska's sales in 2016 totaled SEK 151 billion.