Anna Ernestam appointed as Acting CEO of Vectura

Anna Ernestam, Vice President and CFO of Vectura, has been appointed as Acting CEO of Vectura with effect from 7 August. The current President and CEO Jan Colliander will leave his post after five successful years of building up Vectura. Anna Ernestam will lead operations in Vectura during the process of integration with Sweco, which is expected to be completed around year-end 2013.

“For the past five years, Jan Colliander has been responsible for guiding Vectura to a leading position in the transport infrastructure sector. This work has been carried out in an exemplary manner and today Vectura offers world-class infrastructure solutions,” says Tomas Carlsson, President and CEO of Sweco.

Sweco acquired Vectura at the beginning of the summer and the merger has created the largest technical consulting company in the Nordic market, with around 9,000 employees and annual sales of approximately SEK 8.8 billion.

“We are now entering a whole new phase in Vectura’s development, and it is therefore natural to pass on leadership of the company,” says Jan Colliander.

For more information contact:

Tomas Carlsson, President and CEO of Sweco, tel: +46 8 695 66 60, +46 70 552 92 75

Anna Ernestam, Acting CEO of Vectura, tel: +46 10 484 54 58

Fredrik Hedlund, Head of Corporate Communications Sweco, tel: +46 8 695 66 12, +46 734 12 66 12

Sweco is an international consulting group with combined expertise in consulting engineering, environmental technology and architecture. Sweco has annual sales of approximately SEK 8.8 billion and around 9,000 employees in the Nordic region and Central and Eastern Europe. The company has projects currently underway in some 80 countries worldwide. Sweco is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm AB.

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Sweco plans and designs tomorrow’s communities and cities. Our work produces sustainable buildings, efficient infrastructure and access to electricity and clean water. With 15,000 employees in Europe, we offer our customers the right expertise for every situation. We carry out projects in 70 countries annually throughout the world. Sweco is Europe’s leading engineering and architecture consultancy, with sales of approximately SEK 16.9 billion (EUR 1.8 billion). The company is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.


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