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Changes in Saab’s Group Management

Sebastian Carlsson leaves the role as Head of Group Communication and Saab’s Group Management to take on the role as Deputy CEO of Combitech.


The changes to Saab’s Group Management will take effect on 1 January 2022.

“Sebastian has made a strong contribution to Saab's development over several years, strengthening our brand on the global market. I am glad that he will continue to contribute to the group, now in a business role at Combitech,” says Micael Johansson, President and CEO of Saab.

“We have a good market position with further potential to grow. With his solid experience of positioning business and broad network, Sebastian Carlsson will drive a number of strategic areas within Combitech,” says Jessica Öberg, CEO of Combitech.

“Combitech is one of the leading consulting- and solutions partners within digital transformation, cybersecurity and national defence in the Nordic region. I am looking forward to supporting further profitable growth for the business,” says Sebastian Carlsson, who takes on the role as Deputy CEO of Combitech on 1 January 2022.

Recruitment of a replacement has begun. Pär Henriksson, currently Deputy Head of Group Communication, will be Acting Head of Group Communication until the recruitment process is finalised. Pär Henriksson will be an adjunct member of Saab's Group Management during this period.

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Saab Press Centre,
+46 (0)734 180 018,
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Saab is a leading defence and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 18,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. Saab designs, manufactures and maintains advanced systems in aeronautics, weapons, command and control, sensors and underwater systems. Saab is headquartered in Sweden. It has major operations all over the world and is part of the domestic defence capability of several nations.


9 November 2021