Johan Karlström named new President and CEO of Skanska

2/7/2008 8:27 AM CET
Press release

Skanska AB's Board of Directors has appointed Johan Karlström as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of Skanska. He will succeed Stuart Graham, who has previously announced his intention to step down from his position during 2008.
Johan Karlström will assume his duties on April 3, in conjunction with Skanska’s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting 2008. He will be based at the Skanska Group Headquarters in Stockholm (Solna), Sweden.
“I’m pleased to be able to present our new CEO today. The Board has been aware of strong internal candidates, but decided to conduct a thorough internal and external search process to ensure that we would find the best possible person for Skanska,” says Sverker Martin-Löf, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Skanska AB.