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Oil company executive

Sten Niklasson, Swedish Oil company executive.


Niklasson, Sten was born on December 27, 1939 in Västervik, Sweden.


Bachelor of Laws, University Lund, Sweden.


Manager, Federation of Swedish Industries, 1967-1970; department undersecretary, Min. of Industry, Sweden, 1975-1981; undersecretary, Min. of Industry, Sweden, 1981-1985; director general, Swedish Patent Office, 1985-1991; Chief Executive Officer, Neste Sverige AB, Stockholm, since 1991; also board directors, Neste Sverige AB, Stockholm. Chairman of the Board Pension Reserve Fund of EPO, vice-chairman administrative county, 1986-1989. Board directors Neste Oxo AB, Neste Gas AB, AB Nynäs Petroleum, Neste Oil AB, HB Perneo.

Chairman United Nations Commission to form Code of Conduct on transnational corporations, 1976-1982. Member eminent persons group United Nations Economics Commission Europe, 1984. Leader business missions to promote Swedish trade.

Chairman industrial committee Nordic Ministerial Council, 1982. Chairman government commission to review Act Foreign Acquisitions, 1983-1985. Chairman interdepartmental task force restructure petrochemical industry, petroleum industry, agro industry in Sweden, 1980-1985.