Catena appoints new CEO
The Board of Directors of Catena has appointed Jörgen Eriksson as the company’s new CEO. Jörgen will step into his new role on 1 November, succeeding Benny Thögersen who announced on 21 September that he will be leaving Catena.
29 October 2020, 8:30 a.m. CET
Jörgen Eriksson has been employed by Catena since 2016. His current role is as Deputy CEO and Head of Business and Property, and he is a member of the company’s senior management team. He was previously Catena’s regional manager for Malmö, and was responsible, among other things, for driving forward the development of Logistics Position Sunnanå.
“Jörgen Eriksson possesses both the business acumen and the leadership skills required for the assignment as CEO of Catena. In recent years, he has played a prominent role in most of the lease agreements and other transactions carried out by the company. Jörgen has also demonstrated outstanding leadership in his role as Head of Business and Property at Catena, a capacity built, among other things, on his previous experience as team captain and volleyball player at the senior division and national team levels. I am convinced that Jörgen is the right person to continue advancing Catena’s journey of growth towards our vision of linking Scandinavia’s cargo flows,” says Gustaf Hermelin, Chairman of the Board at Catena.
“Being entrusted with taking over as CEO of Catena fills me with both pleasure and pride Catena has precisely the right focus on logistics properties for the times and, alongside my skilled and committed colleagues, I look forward to providing efficient and sustainable logistics facilities to match needs as consumption patterns shift and society changes,” comments Jörgen Eriksson.
Catena’s management team hereafter consists of CEO Jörgen Eriksson, Deputy CEO/CFO Sofie Bennsten och Head of Treasury Peter Andersson.
For further information, please contact:
Gustaf Hermelin, Chairman of the Board
Tel. +46 70-560 00 00
Catena is a listed property company that, through collaboration, sustainably develops, owns and manages efficient logistics facilities. Its strategically located properties supply the Scandinavian metropolitan areas and are adapted for both current and future goods flows. The overall objective is to generate strong cash flow, enabling stable development and providing shareholders a favourable total return in the long term. As of 30 September 2020, the properties had a total value of SEK 17,779.2 million. Catena’s shares are traded on NASDAQ Stockholm, Mid Cap.
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