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Bjorn Magnus Ivar Svedberg, Swedish bank executive. Chairman ABB AB, Chalmers University of Technology.

Background

Svedberg, Bjorn Magnus Ivar was born on July 4, 1937 in Stockholm. Son of Inge and Anna Lisa (Lundstrom) Svedberg.

Education

Master of Science, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1962. Postgraduate, University Lausanne, Switzerland, 1972. Doctor in Technology (honorary), University Lund, Sweden.

Career

With Telefonaktiebolaget L.M. Ericsson, Stockholm, 1962, department manager, 1970—1972, chief engineer, 1972—1976, senior vice president research & development, 1976—1977, president, since 1977, chairman board directors, since 1990. President, Chief Executive Officer Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken, 1992—1997. Director AB Volvo, since 1994.

Board directors Allmänna Svenska Elektriska Aktiebolaget Brown Boveri, Incentive,STORE, Volvo.

Membership

Chairman ABB AB, Chalmers University of Technology.

Connections

Married Gunnel Richardsdotter Nilsson, June 21, 1960. Children: Camilla, Nina, Oscar, Rickard.

father:
Inge Svedberg

mother:
Anna Lisa (Lundstrom) Svedberg

spouse:
Gunnel Richardsdotter Nilsson

children:
Camilla Svedberg

Nina Svedberg

Oscar Svedberg

Rickard Svedberg