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Louise Hallqvist and Pontus Winqvist new Senior Vice Presidents at Skanska Group

5/2/2024 3:00 PM CET
Press release

Louise Hallqvist and Pontus Winqvist have been appointed Senior Vice Presidents for the new Group Finance Operations and Group Corporate Finance and Control units, respectively, at the Skanska Group. They will both assume their roles on June 1, 2024.

Louise has more than 15 years of experience from Skanska, where she has held various roles in the field of finance and accounting. Her most recent role was Senior Vice President Skanska Financial Services. Pontus was most recently CFO of Skanska Sweden and has worked for the company for 27 years. Both Louise and Pontus hold a Bachelor of Business Administration and Economics degree.

With this change, two new group functions are created, Group Finance Operations led by Louise, and Group Corporate Finance and Control, led by Pontus. Sustainability reporting is added to the former to strengthen and better link the financial reporting with the sustainability reporting.

"With Louise and Pontus, we are modernizing our finance function to effectively meet the expectations and demands we have today on a modern finance function in a multinational group. With Louise and Pontus' long experience and broad competence in these areas, we will have an operationally strong, modern, and attractive financial organization. I warmly welcome them in their new roles,” says Anders Danielsson, President, and CEO of Skanska.

Caroline Walméus, the current CFO of Skanska Commercial Development Central Europe will succeed Pontus Winqvist as CFO of Skanska Sweden, and Sanna-Mari Pöyhtäri, currently SVP Financial Support and Analysis will step into the role as CFO of Skanska Commercial Development Central Europe.

 

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