Lena Eliasson new Head of Group Human Resources at Saab

Lena Eliasson has been appointed new Head of Group Human Resources at defence and security company Saab AB. She will be assuming the position on 1 May 2012 at the latest and will join the Group Management.

Lena Eliasson is currently Head of Group Function Human Resources at ABB in Sweden and northern Europe. She is 44 years old and has a Master of Engineering degree.

“One of Saab’s greatest assets is our employees. The co-workers’ innovative skills and competence are and has always been crucial elements in our success. With Lena Eliasson as Head of Group Human Resources we can develop and nurture our human resources further. Lena has proven great expertise in developing and improving long-term talent management,” says Håkan Buskhe, President and CEO of Saab AB.

"Saab is one of Sweden's leading hi-tech companies with operations that have grown to become increasingly global in recent years. Attracting, recruiting, developing and retaining employees are keys to success. I look forward to be a part of and contribute to Saab's exciting future," says Lena Eliasson, Saab's incoming Head of Group Human Resources.

Lena Eliasson started at ABB in 1990 as a trainee. Her roles since have included export sales, Head of Marketing Communications and internal management consultant. Lena has worked within HR for the past 12 years.

Saab serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions ranging from military defence to civil security. Saab has operations and employees on all continents and constantly develops, adapts and improves new technology to meet customers’ changing needs.

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Saab's press centre, +46 (0)734 180 018, presscentre@saabgroup.com (presscentre@saabgroup.com)

The information is that which Saab AB is required to declare by the Securities Business Act and/or the Financial instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication on 20 October at 11.00.
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