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Head of Saab Kockums departing

24 January 2020
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Gunnar Wieslander, the head of Saab’s Kockums naval business area for the past four years, is leaving the Swedish defence company.

With Kockums entering “a significant production phase”, Wieslander and Micael Johansson, Saab’s president and CEO, agreed that “a new leadership is needed”, Saab said in a statement. Johansson himself is new to his current role, which he has filled since October.

Although Wieslander’s last day of work was expected to be on 24 January, he will remain “at Saab’s disposal for a transitional period”, Saab said. A search for his replacement has begun.

Kockums designs, builds, and maintains submarines, surface vessels, and other naval systems.

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