Jens Henriksson new CEO and President of Folksam

The Boards of Directors of Folksam Liv and Folksam Sak today appointed Jens Henriksson to be the new CEO and President of Folksam. He succeeds Anders Sundström, who previously announced his resignation in order to accept a position on a board. Jens Henriksson is 46 years old and currently CEO of Nasdaq OMX Stockholm. His will start his new position as President and CEO of Folksam no later than november 1, 2013.

“With his extensive background in business and social issues, Jens Henriksson is extremely well-qualified to lead Folksam into the future,” says Nina Jarlbäck, chairperson of the search committee.

“I look forward to leading a customer-owned company engaged in what customers care about,” says Jens Henriksson. “The industry is undergoing great change and I am confident that my experience will be of benefit to both Folksam and our customers.”

Jens Henriksson’s resumé is attached to this press release.

For more information:
Erik von Hofsten, Head of Communications, Folksam, telephone +46 (0)722-30 20 26

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