Per Erlandsson appointed Chief Executive Officer of Saab's operation in South Africa

Per Erlandsson appointed Chief Executive Officer of Saab's operation in
South Africa

Saab is forming a company in South Africa as part of a process of
strengthening its long-term presence and commitment in the country. Per
Erlandsson, Head of Saab Corporate Legal Affairs since 1984 and
Secretary of the Board of Directors, has been appointed Chief Executive
Officer of the South African operation. He will take up his new post on
August 1, 2004.

Since selling the JAS 39 Gripen to the South African armed forces in
1999, Saab has developed an extensive long-term industrial cooperation
with South Africa. The new company will work to develop new business
opportunities, improve coordination of established operations and
further strengthen Saab's presence in the country.

Work to appoint a successor to Per Erlandsson in Sweden has begun.

Legal Counsel Dag Rehme is until further notice responsible for Saab's
ongoing legal affairs.

Saab is one of the world's leading high-technology companies, with its
main operations focusing on defense, aviation and space. The group
covers a broad spectrum of competence and capabilities in systems
integration.

For further information please contact:
Iréne Svensson, Group Senior Vice President, Communications:
+46 8 463 01 30, +46 734 18 71 30

www.saab.se


------------------------------------------------------------
This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net
The following files are available for download:
http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2004/06/03/20040603BIT00410/wkr0001.pdf
This information was brought to you by Cision

http://feed.ne.cision.com/client/saab//Commands/File.aspx?id=291593

The following files are available for download

PDF