Skanska appoints two experienced leaders with a strong track record. Magnus Persson and Lars Jonson steps into their new roles on January 1, 2023.
“We have a clear strategy and commercial direction. We will continue to strengthen profitability in the Construction stream and be a leading Residential Developer in our markets. Magnus has extensive experience and a proven track record as a successful leader in our construction stream and Lars has a broad experience with responsibility for building, residential development, and business development. Both these leaders have a clear focus on further strengthening our performance and sharpening our offering to meet the customer needs of tomorrow. I look forward to working closer with these respected leaders,” says Anders Danielsson, President & CEO, Skanska Group.
Magnus currently holds the position as Executive Vice President Building in Skanska Sweden and Lars as Chief Operating Officer and Business Development Director in Skanska Sweden. Magnus and Lars will both report to Anders Danielsson President & CEO, Skanska Group.
“It is with great excitement I step into my new role. I see great opportunity for us to increase how we create value for our customers in the transition to a more sustainably built environment. I am convinced that with a focus on increased productivity and long-term strategic partnerships we will deliver great financial results and make our customers succeed,” says Magnus Persson, new Business Unit President Skanska Sweden.
“I am really looking forward to becoming part of BoKlok and the journey in making sustainable living a reality for the many people. After many years leading construction and residential development in the Swedish market, I’m now excited to head up the BoKlok team. For me sustainable development, efficiency and performance has always been at the core and this is perfectly aligned with BoKlok’s focus to build well designed, sustainable, high quality homes at a competitive price in the market,” says Lars Jonson, new Business Unit President BoKlok.
Magnus Persson succeeds Gunnar Hagman and Lars Jonson succeeds Jonas Spangenberg who both step down from their positions as of December 31, 2022.
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