Investor’s Board of Directors has appointed Christian Cederholm as new President and CEO, effective from the Annual General Meeting (AGM) 7 May 2024. He will succeed Johan Forssell who will transition into a consultancy role, as industrial advisor focusing on industrial companies and board work. Johan Forssell will also resign from Investor’s Board of Directors at the AGM.

Christian Cederholm comes from a role as Head of Patricia Industries and has been employed by Investor since 2001. He holds a M.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration from Stockholm School of Economics and lives in Stockholm with his family. Christian is currently a board member at Hi3G Scandinavia and Mölnlycke.

“Investor’s Board of Directors and I are very pleased that Christian Cederholm has accepted the role of leading Investor and that Johan Forssell will continue to contribute with his extensive competence to create long-term value for Investor’s shareholders. We believe Christian has the right background, drive and determination to take Investor forward. He also possesses great investment skills and a profound interest in future-proofing Investor and our companies”, Jacob Wallenberg, Chair of the Board at Investor says.

“I am grateful for the confidence of the Board and feel excited about this opportunity. Having spent many years in the organization I have gained some understanding of what the assignment entails, and it is hard to find a more energizing and inspiring role. I really look forward to working together with our great team on developing and positioning Investor and its portfolio companies in the years to come”, Christian Cederholm says.

This information is information that Investor AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 08:00 CET on 4 December 2023.

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Investor AB, founded by the Wallenberg family in 1916, creates value for people and society by building strong and sustainable companies. Through substantial ownership and board participation, we drive initiatives that we believe create value and support our companies to remain or become best-in-class. Our portfolio is organized in three business areas: Listed Companies, Patricia Industries and Investments in EQT.

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