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Christian Hedelin New Chief Strategy Officer at Saab

Saab has appointed Christian Hedelin as new Chief Strategy Officer. Christian Hedelin takes up the position on 1 November 2018 and will then be part of Saab’s Group Management.  


Christian Hedelin is currently head of Strategy and Business Development at Ericsson’s business area Networks. Christian Hedelin graduated from Chalmers University of Technology with a MSc. EE degree in 1994. In 1998, Christian Hedelin completed a Masters of Business Administration at the School of Economics and Commercial Law at Gothenburg University. Christian Hedelin has held a number of positions within the areas of strategy, business development and product marketing at Ericsson, in Sweden, Malaysia and in China.

“With the recruitment of Christian Hedelin, we strengthen our strategic capability even more. We are currently in an interesting position where many countries are building up their defence capabilities and the demand for Saab’s products grow even stronger”, says Saab President and CEO, Håkan Buskhe.

“Saab is a company in the forefront when it comes to utilising the latest technology, like digitalisation and AI. That makes us competitive in a tough environment. We are looking ahead at a very interesting future”, says Håkan Buskhe.

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Saab serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions within military defence and civil security. Saab has operations and employees on all continents around the world. Through innovative, collaborative and pragmatic thinking, Saab develops, adopts and improves new technology to meet customers’ changing needs. 


27 September 2019