SVEVIND AB STRENGTHENS ITS ORGANIZATION TO SUPPORT FURTHER GROWTH ACTIVITIES IN SWEDEN AND ABROAD
PUBLISHED 20/12/2019
 Fredrik Bäcklund, new COO

Svevind AB's growth in the wind power market continues and the organization is again being strengthened to meet new targets.
 
About 16 years ago, Svevind has launched and later started to realize certainly  Europe's and perhaps one of the world's largest single-site wind power projects called “Markbygden 1101”. Located about 30 km west of Piteå municipality in northern Sweden it will, once completed, delivering 10 to 12 TWh per year of green energy to Europe.

 

Extended board of the company

In order to take on new business opportunities as a leading project developer in Europe, some changes are made to the company structure. Fredrik Bäcklund becomes the new COO, Operational Manager for Svevind. He replaces Mikael Kyrk, who will be directly involved with new development projects in the board of the company.
- I have been involved from the start and feel great satisfaction in changing positions so that together with the team we’ll make use of the outstanding experience for new achievements both in Sweden and abroad, says Mikael Kyrk.
 
In addition, Svevind decided to extend the board by additional experts in its main business areas, more information will be announced Q 1 2020
Furthermore, it is planned to strengthen the organisation with additional employees in the areas of project acquisition, financial administration, company administration and IT.

Piteå will become the main place of Svevind

Until today, Svevind's head office has been in Umeå. Beginning of 2020 this will be moved to Piteå , namely to  Piteå Science Park. In connection with the relocation, Svevind will double its office space.

More information:

Tomas Riklund, press / media contact Svevind AB
+ 46 (0) 70 675 11 33
info@riklund.se

 Fredrik Bäcklund, new COO

Fredrik Bäcklund, new COO

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