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Viktor Wallström New Head of Group Communication at Saab

Saab has appointed Viktor Wallström as new Senior Vice President and Head of Group Communication. Viktor Wallström will start in the position no later than 1 October 2022 and will become a part of Saab’s Group Management. 


Viktor Wallström is currently Executive Vice President, Communication & Sustainability at Tele2, a position he has held since 2013. During his time at Tele2, Viktor’s roles have included heading the communication of one of Sweden’s largest corporate mergers to date and he has taken Tele2’s sustainability work to an industry leading position. Prior to Tele2, Viktor was press secretary at the Swedish National Grid and he has also worked as a consultant in Belgium and Sweden, mainly within the fields of public relations, internal communication and public affairs.

“With the recruitment of Viktor Wallström, we add a solid and strategic leader with great experience to our already strong communication team. We see an increasing interest in Saab from many stakeholders and Viktor will continue to develop our communication, supporting our Swedish and international growth, our sustainability initiatives and our commitment to supporting our customers in keeping their people and societies safe,” says Micael Johansson, Saab’s President and CEO.

Viktor Wallström has a master's degree in political science from Uppsala University, specialising in peace and conflict research.

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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.