2012-12-05 08:56:58 -
The Board of Directors of Castellum AB has decided to appoint deputy CEO Henrik
Saxborn as CEO of Castellum as from the Annual General Meeting March 21, 2013.
At the same time present CEO Håkan Hellström, as announced previously, leaves
his position to retire.
During the autumn the Board has reviewed a number of CEO candidates, both
internal and external, in the process to find a successor to Håkan Hellström. In
this process, Henrik Saxborn stands out as the most qualified candidate and the
Board has decided to appoint him as new CEO.
"In Henrik Saxborn Castellum finds a CEO who is well acquainted with Castellum's
strategy and who, during his time in the company, has demonstrated leadership
and analytical skills as well as determination and commercial drive. As of
upcoming AGM in the spring, we look forward to supporting Henrik and his team in
further developing Castellum's long term business" says the Chairman of the
Board in Castellum, Charlotte Strömberg.
Henrik Saxborn has been deputy CEO since 2006 and has worked closely with the
present CEO in developing the business of Castellum in a broad perspective, but
with special focus on business development and investments. Previous experience
includes leading positions in NIAM, a private equity investor in properties.
Henrik is 48 years old and has a Master of Science from Royal Institute of
Technology in Stockholm.
"I look forward to further develop Castellum together with the company's strong
organization. Castellum has a well functioning strategy with focus on customers
and cash flow growth, which implies continued investments in new as well as in
existing properties in our growth regions" says Henrik Saxborn.
For further information, please contact
Charlotte Strömberg, Chairman of the Board. Mobile +46 702 77 04 03
Henrik Saxborn, Deputy CEO. Phone +46 31 60 74 00 / +46 706 94 74 50
Castellum is one of the major listed real estate companies in Sweden. The fair
value of the real estate portfolio amounts to SEK 35 billion, and comprises
premises for office, retail, warehouse and industrial purposes with a total
lettable area of 3.5 million sq.m. The real estate portfolio is owned and
managed by six wholly owned subsidiaries with strong local roots in five growth
regions: Greater Gothenburg, the Öresund Region, Greater Stockholm, Mälardalen
and Eastern Götaland.
Castellum is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm AB Large Cap.
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