Skanska's governance structure consists of the company's shareholders, the Board of Directors, President and CEO, management, Group staff units and support unit and local business units operating on home markets in Europe and the U.S.

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As a listed company, generating value for Skanska's shareholders, along with delivering on our purpose of building for a better society, is our aim.

Skanska is governed by the Board of Directors, the President and CEO and Senior Executive Team, the Group staff units and support unit.

The Group's operations are based on local business units with good knowledge of their respective markets, customers and suppliers for the four business streams:

These local units are backed by Skanska's brand and financial strength as well as Group-wide expertise and values.

The average number of employees in the Group during 2016 was 41,000.

Business unit operations by geography

Skanska's business units are active on the following markets:


Business unitMarket
Construction  Sweden, Norway, Finland, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, UK and the U.S.
Residential Development Sweden, Norway, Finland, Poland and Czech Republic 
Commercial Property Development Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Poland, Czech Republic, UK, Hungary, Romania and the U.S.
Infrastructure Development Sweden, Norway, Finland, Poland, UK and the U.S.
Last updated: 1/2/2018