Polhem Infra appoints Karin Karlström as acting CEO

Polhem Infra, the jointly owned investment company of the first, third and fourth Swedish AP funds, has appointed Karin Karlström as acting CEO.

Karlström joins the company from a role as senior advisor and member of the board. She has been active on the board of directors of Polhem Infra since February 2021 and has a strong background in the tech and telecom sector, with long experience of leading teams, making corporate investments and concluding business transactions.

She is very familiar with Polhem Infra and will lead the company until a new CEO has been appointed. Meanwhile Mikael Lundin, CEO of Polhem Infra since August 2019, has stepped down.

Polhem Infra chairman of the board, Johan Skoglund, said: “We have the utmost confidence in Karin as acting CEO, as she has excellent knowledge of Polhem Infra and its operations. Karin also has experience from the industry, specifically digital infrastructure. This is the ideal solution until a permanent successor can be found. We would like to thank Mikael Lundin for his valuable contribution in establishing Polhem Infra as an investor in and owner of sustainable infrastructure in the Nordics during his time as CEO.”

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