Björn Mattsson new Business Unit President Skanska Residential Development Europe

8/7/2018 10:00 AM CET
Press release

On September 1 Björn Mattsson will take on the position as Business Unit President (BUP) of Skanska Residential Development Europe.

As BUP, Björn will join the Extended Leadership Team (ELT) for the Group. Björn has experience working in all three business streams: construction, commercial development and residential development. Björn joined Skanska in 1998 and has since then worked across many different countries where we operate including the Czech Republic, Finland, Norway and Sweden. He was also part of the team working to introduce Skanska Residential Development in Poland in 2011. Björn is currently the Managing Director for Skanska Commercial Development Norway and Finland. The process of finding a successor for this current role of his has started.

Björn Mattsson will replace Mikael Matts who will join the Management team of Skanska Sweden with responsibility for residential development among other things. Mikael Matts has been responsible for Skanska’s residential development business in Central Europe since the start 2011. He will now replace Håkan Stenström who is moving to Poland to support with the restructuring of the business. 

“Björn has extensive experience of the development business across different parts of Skanska and is a highly appreciated leader with a solid track record. I am happy to welcome him into his new position. I also want to extend a warm thank you to Mikael Matts who successfully built Skanska’s residential development business in Central Europe and I wish him all the best in his new role”, says Claes Larsson, Executive Vice President, Skanska AB.