Per Nilsson to become new CEO of John Mattson

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The Board of Directors has appointed Per Nilsson as John Mattson’s new CEO. He succeeds Siv Malmgren, who is retiring. Per Nilsson has broad property competence, including many years of experience in development and management, and comes most recently from Klövern AB in Stockholm.

Since 2014, Per Nilsson has had several managerial roles at Akademiska Hus and Klövern, most recently as Head of Project Development Stockholm North/East for Klövern. He has also worked as a management consultant with assignments in the construction industry, among others, and has also worked in the aluminium industry in a global strategic role. Per Nilsson has an M.Sc. in Industrial Economics from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.  

“After a careful recruitment process, it is gratifying to present Per Nilsson today as John Mattson’s new CEO. Given his breadth of experience from the property industry and his excellent leadership skills, the Board is convinced that Per is the right person to continue the growth that Siv Malmgren so successfully created a platform for. I would like to extend Per a warm welcome to John Mattson, and at the same time thank Siv Malmgren for her excellent achievements over 25 years at the company, 15 of them as CEO,” says Johan Ljungberg, Chairman of the Board of John Mattson.

John Mattson Fastighetsföretagen AB became a listed company in 2019. The company was previously family-owned by heirs to the master builder John Mattson. The company is now well-established on the stock exchange, and its growth journey continues. Over the past year, John Mattson has expanded beyond Lidingö and is now also located in Sollentuna, Stockholm, Nacka and Upplands Väsby.

“John Mattson is an excellent, well-run company with an exciting growth strategy. I look forward very much to taking over the reins as CEO and together with new colleagues and the Board continuing to develop the company. With my experience from several roles in the property industry as well as other industries, I can contribute to building the important structures that a growing company requires,” says Per Nilsson, the incoming CEO.

Per Nilsson will step into the role as CEO by 10 January 2022 at the latest.

Lidingö, Sweden, 9 July 2021
John Mattson Fastighetsföretagen AB (publ)

For further information, please contact:

Johan Ljungberg, Chairman of the Board, John Mattson
+46 (0)73-960 58 87,

This information is information that John Mattson Fastighetsföretagen AB is obliged to disclose pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 2.00 p.m. CEST on 9 July 2021.

About John Mattson Fastighetsföretagen AB (publ)

John Mattson is a residential property owner with 2,800 rental apartments, and has operations in five municipalities of Stockholm: Lidingö, Sollentuna, Stockholm, Nacka and Upplands Väsby. As of 31 March 2021, the property value was SEK 8.2 billion. The focus of the company’s strategy is on property management, refinement, densification and acquisitions. The management of John Mattson’s properties is characterised by an overall perspective and close customer relationships. The company’s goal is to create great neighbourhoods across generations. John Mattson’s shares are listed under the symbol JOMA on Nasdaq Stockholm, Mid Cap.
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