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Carl Erik Johansson appointed as COO of Grintek

The Grintek board of directors has appointed Carl Erik Johansson as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Grintek in South Africa.

Mr. Johansson’s role as COO will be effective from 15th of August. Mr. Johansson joined Saab in early 1977 and was previously senior vice president responsible for a number of companies within Saab. In his new role, Mr. Johansson will focus on integration and developing the Grintek defence business together with other Saab business units. Mr. Johansson will report to Mr. Makhup Nyama, CEO of Grintek. About Grintek Grintek is a leading high-technology partnership between Kunene Bros Holdings (29,7 %) and Saab AB (70,3%). The group specialises in three main market segments, namely telecommunications and selected niche opportunities within industrial and defence electronics. Grintek is a business unit of Saab from 2006-05-17 Saab is one of the world’s leading high-technology companies, with its main operations focusing on defense, aviation and space. The Group covers a broad spectrum of competence and capability in systems integration. For further information, please contact: Kenth-Åke Jönsson, Executive Vice President Saab AB Telephone: +46 8 463 0131 Rose Williams, Corporate Communications, Grintek Telephone: +27 825 513 474