Anders Candell new Senior Vice President IT at Skanska AB

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Anders Candell is appointed new Senior Vice President IT at Skanska AB as of August 17, 2020.

Anders Candell has an extensive experience from international IT organizations and their role in the creation of business value. Anders joins Skanska from his current role as CIO at Telia Company AB. Prior to this, he served as the CIO at Stora Enso and Tele2, and held several different roles at Outokumpu Oyj.

He will report to Magnus Persson, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

“I would like to welcome Anders to Skanska and I am convinced that with his knowledge and experience, he will have a positive impact on our IT operations. Anders’ experience in leading major, complex IT organizations and ability to connect the IT operation to the business suits Skanska very well”, says Magnus.

“I'm delighted and eager to start my new position at Skanska, which is a well-managed Swedish company with a reputation as a good employer. Given that the technical development  currently driving change in all industries with respect to both product and business processes, I believe that I – with my background in both the processing industry and particularly the telecommunications industry – can help Skanska streamline and improve its operations and its customer lifecycle”, says Anders.

For further information, please contact:

Jacob Birkeland, Head of Media Relations, Skanska AB, tel +46 (0)10 449 19 57

Direct line for media, tel +46 (0)10 448 88 99


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Skanska is a world leader in construction and project development in select markets throughout the Nordic region, Europe and USA. Driven by the Group’s values, Skanska wants to contribute to a better society and provides innovative, sustainable solutions for both simple and complex  assignments. The Group has about 35,000 employees, and 2019 revenue totalled SEK 177 billion.