Åsa Bergman has been appointed new President and CEO of Sweco. She has 27 years’ experience from various line manager positions within the group, most recently as president of Business Area Sweco Sweden. Ms Bergman will replace Tomas Carlsson, who is stepping down after serving as CEO for more than five years.
”We are very pleased that Åsa Bergman will be Sweco’s next CEO. She has consistently delivered good operating results during her career at Sweco. She combines evident leadership skills with in-depth understanding of Sweco and the company’s strategic direction. She is the ideal person to lead and develop the group going forward,” says Johan Nordström, chairman of Sweco’s board of directors.
Ms Bergman joined the Sweco group in 1991. After eight years she was appointed regional manager to oversee Sweco’s project managers in northern Sweden, before being appointed president of Sweco Management in 2006. She took over as president of Sweco Sweden in 2012. During Ms Bergman’s time at Sweco, the Swedish organisation has grown from around 3,000 to around 5,700 employees, and operating revenues have grown from roughly SEK 3.6 billion to approximately SEK 7.0 billion.
”I am very honored and happy to have been appointed to this position. Sweco is stronger than ever, and has grown from a successful Nordic company into one of Europe’s leading engineering, environment and architecture consultancies. I look forward to working with the Executive Team and our 14,500 employees to continue develop Sweco and to ensure continued success,” says Ms Bergman.
"I have worked with Åsa for more than five years and I know what a strong leader she is. I am very pleased that she is taking over as Sweco's new President and CEO," says Tomas Carlsson.
Åsa Bergman will take over as Sweco’s President and CEO on 20 April 2018.
For additional information, please contact:
Johan Nordström, Board Chairman, Sweco, +46 (0)70 940 70 82Åsa Bergman, President, Sweco Sweden, +46 (0)8 695 64 03Lars Torstensson, Communications Director, Sweco, +46 (0)70 273 48 79
Sweco plans and designs tomorrow’s communities and cities. Our work produces sustainable buildings, efficient infrastructure and access to electricity and clean water. With 14,500 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. www.swecogroup.comThis information is information that Sweco AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the Securities Markets Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 07:47 am CET on 26 March 2018.