For further information:
Jonas Wiström, President and CEO +46 70 608 12 20
Emma Claesson, incoming VP HR +46 72 209 47 39
Viktor Svensson, EVP Group Sales & Corporate Information +46 70 657 20 26
ÅF has recruited Emma Claesson as VP HR for the ÅF Group. Emma will assume her
position at the latest 1(st) of November and will be included as a member of
ÅF's Group management.
"HR is a central hub of a knowledge-based engineering company like ÅF," says
Jonas Wiström, President and CEO. "Attracting, retaining, and developing the
best engineers is crucial for us. I'm very delighted that we've recruited Emma
Claesson as HR-Director for the ÅF Group going forward."
Emma has a Master of Science in Business and Economics from Uppsala University.
She has extensive experience in strategic HR and is currently with SSAB, where
she worked for more than four years in the HR organization, including three
years as HR Director for EMEA, SSAB's biggest business area. Before that, Emma
worked for ten years as a management consultant at Accenture, focusing on change
management as well as business and organizational development, primarily in the
Last year, Emma was named "HR Manager of the Year" by the company Management
Events and earlier this year she received the "Young Manager of the Year" award
from Chef (Manager) magazine.
The ÅF Group is a leader in technical consulting, with expertise founded on more
than a century of experience. We offer highly qualified services and solutions
for industrial processes, infrastructure projects, and the development of
products and IT systems. The ÅF Group currently has 7,250 employees. Our base is
in Europe, but our business and our clients are found all over the world.
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