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Engineer , consultant , Construction executive

Gunnar Karl Pettersson, Swedish construction executive, consultant, engineer. Member Swedish Society Civil and Structural Engineers, International Communications on Large Dams (Swedish advisory committee 1980-1987), Swedish Rock Engineering Research Foundation, Travellers Club, Swedish Touring Club.

Background

Pettersson, Gunnar Karl was born on February 1, 1921 in Skarv, Skaraborg, Sweden. Son of Carl Gotthard and Hanna Justina (Andersson) Pettersson.

Education

Matriculation, Skara, Sweden, 1943. Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, 1948.

Career

Designer, Swedish State Power Board, Stockholm, 1948-1950; assistant manager construction department, Swedish State Power Board, 1951-1957; planning engineer, Widmark & Platzer Bachelor of Arts, Binga, Philippines, 1958-1959; chief construction, hydro power projects, Widmark & Platzer Bachelor of Arts, 1960-1966; manager overseas department, Widmark & Platzer Bachelor of Arts, WP-System Bachelor of Arts, Stockholm, 1967-1982; co-owner, vice president, WP-System Bachelor of Arts, Sundsvall, Sweden, 1972-1979; vice president, WP-System Bachelor of Arts and Boliden Contech Bachelor of Arts, Stockholm, 1980-1986; president, co-owner, General Practice Cons. Bachelor of Arts, Sollentuna, Sweden, since 1986.

Membership

Member Swedish Society Civil and Structural Engineers, International Communications on Large Dams (Swedish advisory committee 1980-1987), Swedish Rock Engineering Research Foundation, Travellers Club, Swedish Touring Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sports, fishing, ice skating, skiing, hiking.

Connections

Married Britt Inga Boorg, September 10, 1949. Children: Lisbeth, Goran, January.

father:
Carl Gotthard Pettersson

mother:
Hanna Justina (Andersson) Pettersson

spouse:
Britt Inga Boorg

children:
Lisbeth Pettersson

Goran Pettersson

January Pettersson