The Board of D. Carnegie & Co AB has appointed Stig Vilhelmson to succeed Karin Forseke as CEO from the Annual General Meeting on 23 March 2006.
Stig Vilhelmson, born 1956, joined Carnegie in 1991 and was appointed head of business area Securities in 1995. Prior to joining Carnegie, he was with family-owned Swedish investment bank Öhman Fondkommission from 1984 to 1990.
Christer Zetterberg, proposed new chairman of Carnegie’s board, comments:
- The process of selecting a new CEO has been swift, but thorough. We are glad to notice that Carnegie has fostered individuals of excellent talent and that we have found internal candidates with very competitive qualities. I have full confidence in Stig Vilhelmson and believe that his talent and experience will be great assets as we continue to build on Carnegie’s leadership position in the Nordic markets”.
Stig Vilhelmson comments:
- I have had the privilege to be a part of building Carnegie into one of the world leaders in our field, and I am excited to continue this work in my new role as CEO. I believe that our strategy is solid and that we have a lot more to do to develop the full potential of our brand – Carnegie.
For further information, please contact Stig Vilhelmson, +46 8 5886 90 75, Christer Zetterberg (vice chairman) +46 8 407 35 01, or Birgitta Henriksson (Investor Relations) +46 8 676 86 39.