Staffan Haglind new Green Business Officer at Skanska

12/13/2011 11:03 AM CET
Press release

Staffan Haglind has been appointed Green Business Officer at Skanska. The green business unit was established 2009 to strengthen the Group’s worldwide operations in green construction. The unit tracks the development of the green market and commercializes the technology, solutions and business models within Skanska to meet the customer’s demand. 

“The market for green solutions is growing rapidly and being a green construction and project development company is clearly a competitive advantage. The market is moving fast and we are determined to remain the leading company in green construction and offer the best solutions to our customers”, says Johan Karlström, President and CEO of Skanska.

Staffan Haglind succeeds Cecilia Fasth, who will continue as Executive Vice President Skanska UK with responsibility for green construction and refurbishment. Staffan takes on the position by January 1, but until April 1 he will have other assignments in Skanska.  Staffan Haglind has been working in Skanska’s commercial property development business in the Öresund region where he served as Managing Director.

“Staffan has a strong customer focus, at the same time he is analytical and able to do the long term strategies necessary to keep Skanska in the forefront of the green business”, says Johan Karlström, President and CEO of Skanska.