Per Ekelund appointed new CEO of Victoria Park AB

The Nomination Committee of Victoria Park AB has proposed that the Annual General Meeting elects the current CEO Peter Strand as new Chairman of the Board. The Board of Directors has appointed the current Deputy CEO Per Ekelund as new CEO effective directly after the Annual General Meeting on 24 April. The Board has also appointed the company’s CFO Tommy Åstrand as new Deputy CEO from the same date.

Per Ekelund has, during his five years with the company, played a key role in Victoria Park’s expansion, not least through his extensive experience of property management. By appointing Per Ekelund as new CEO, the company can guarantee continuity in its successful management with a social dimension and local roots. Moving forward, the current CEO Peter Strand will provide assistance with transactions, value-creating business development and investor relations.

“Per Ekelund has extensive expertise and experience of the property business, not least in the field of property management. Appointing him as new CEO at the same time as Peter Strand is appointed new Chairman at the company will guarantee continuity and the retention of key expertise,” says Victoria Park’s Chairman Bo Forsén.

Per Ekelund was born in 1971 and graduated as a structural engineer. He previously held leading positions in the property sector, including a position at Akelius Fastigheter. Per owns 713,529 Class A shares and 384,998 Class B shares in the company.

Tommy Åstrand was born in 1968 and is a graduate in business administration. He previously held the positions of CFO at Sysav AB, Tribona AB and EON Värme AB. Tommy owns 45,000 Class B shares in the company.

For further information, please contact
Chairman of the Board Bo Forsén, telephone +46 (0)706 32 86 50, e-mail ab.forsiva@telia.com 
Peter Strand, CEO, telephone +46 (0)70 588 16 61, e-mail peter.strand@victoriapark.se

This constitutes information that Victoria Park AB (publ) is legally obliged to publish according to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of Bo Forsén, on February 1st 2018 at 7:40 a.m.

Victoria Park AB (publ) is a listed property company, which, through long-term management and social responsibility for more attractive living, creates value in an expanding property portfolio in growth districts in Sweden. 
Victoria Park's property portfolio amounts to 1,062,000 square metres, comprising 13,425 flats, with a market value of SEK 14.6 Bn. The shares in Victoria Park are listed for trading on Nasdaq Stockholm Mid Cap. 

Victoria Park AB (publ) Box 2, SE-201 20 Malmö, Sweden Tel +46 (0)40 16 74 40, Corporate Reg No 556695-0738, Head Office Malmö, www.victoriapark.se

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