Leif Johansson, currently an Investment Director at Ratos, has been appointed as the company's new Deputy CEO and Chief Operating Officer.
Leif Johansson has been employed by Ratos since 2004 and is currently an Investment Director responsible for two holdings and half the investment organisation. Leif, who has a combined engineering and business degree, previously held managerial positions within LB-Invest and Procuritas, among others.
"As a natural development of Ratos's continued growth we are now adjusting our organisational structure. This means, among other things, that Leif Johansson will become Deputy CEO and Chief Operating Officer (COO) with primary responsibility for the entire investment organisation. Leif has many years of experience within the industry and considerable knowledge of how successful professional ownership should be exercised," says Ratos CEO Arne Karlsson.
Leif Johansson succeeds Thomas Mossberg who on reaching contractual retirement age transferred to the position of Senior Advisor in autumn 2008. Henrik Blomé, Susanna Campbell, Per Frankling, Thomas Hofvenstam and Henrik Joelsson have at the same time been appointed as new Investment Directors at Ratos.
For further information, please contact:
Arne Karlsson, CEO Ratos, +46 8 700 17 00
Leif Johansson, deputy CEO Ratos, +46 8 700 17 00
Clara Bolinder-Lundberg, Head of Corporate Communications Ratos, +46 8 700 17 63