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Changes in Saab’s Group Management

Christian Luiga has been appointed as the new CFO and a deputy CEO of Saab. Christian Luiga will start in the role no later than September 16, 2020. The Board of Directors has also appointed Anders Carp as a new deputy CEO, in addition to his current role as head of Saab's business area Surveillance. Anders Carp will start in his additional role from May 5th 2020.  

Christian Luiga recently completed the role of acting CEO of the telecommunications company Telia. He was previously CFO at Telia for several years.

“In addition to being responsible for the company’s financial position, Christian Luiga is given an assignment to lead and develop the entire Saab business operation with me. This includes different business models, project execution, efficiency and portfolio management. I look forward to working with Christian to continue Saab's growth journey,” says Saab's President and CEO Micael Johansson.

Saab's Board of Directors has also appointed Anders Carp as deputy CEO. Since 2017, Anders Carp has been head of Saab's business area Surveillance, a responsibility that will continue.

“Anders Carp will, in the role as deputy CEO and in parallel with his business area responsibility, support me in working with customer relations and the large business prospects on a global level for the entire Group. Anders has solid experience of Saab's business operations and will contribute to Saab's growth,” says Micael Johansson.

On March 16, 2020, Saab announced that the current CFO and Executive Vice President, Magnus Örnberg, will leave the Group during the second quarter of the year. The last day is now set for May 8, 2020. Acting CFO until Christian Luiga takes over will be Thomas Hendel, who is currently deputy CFO and Group Controller. Thomas Hendel is adjunct member to Saab's Group Management until Christian Luiga joins the company.

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The information is such that Saab AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, on 5 May 2020 at 08.00 (CET).


13 July 2020