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association executive

Stig Gunnar Holmberg, Swedish association executive. Recipient Gold Merit award Swedish Scout Federation, 1981, Gold medal Central Federal Volunteer and Military Training, Stockholm, 1988, Tourism prize Ministry of Tourism, Amman, Jordan, 1993; Paul Harris fellow Rotary International, Evanstone/Malmö, Sweden, 1997.


Holmberg, Stig Gunnar was born on April 11, 1929 in Lund, Skåne, Sweden. Son of Gunnar Karl and Greta Aurora Christina (Wijkmark) Holmberg.


Student, military academy, Stockholm, 1951. Student, Agricultural College, Alnarp, Sweden, 1952.


Self-employed, Värnamo, Sweden, 1952-1959. 1st lieutenant United Nations Emergency Force/ONU, Egypt and Belgian Congo, 1959-1960. Consultant Swedish Boy & Girl Scout Federation, Jönköping, 1961-1966, principal business school Stockholm, 1967-1969.

Director Swedish Christian Adult Studies Association, Växjö, 1969-1989. Chief Executive Officer Middle East project Swedish Christ Adult Studies Association, Stockholm, 1989-1997. Consultant Center Federal Volunteer and Military Training, Stockholm and Middle East, 1968-1972, 87-90, Swedish Organization Individual Relief IM, Lund and Middle East, since 1983, Save the Children, Stockholm and Middle East, 1985-1990.

Organizer, Chief Executive Officer, head delegations to Mid East, since 1972, Ritche Travel, Stockholm and Middle East, 1995—2001, Radisson SAS Hotels Worldwide, since 1996, Vision Recording television Company, since 1996. With Swedish military, 1966-1999.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author: (with Erik Beijer) Together in the World of God, 1979, Bible Land and Modern Arab State, 1989, (with others) The Way to Damascus, 1997.


Board directors Conservative Party, Forsheda, Sweden, 1955-1959, Church of Sweden Select Vestry, Bankeryd, 1979-1985. Vice chairman Church of Sweden Parish Council, Bankeryd, 1977-1983. Chairman Rotary WCS D 238 1980-1982, 85-90, Rotary Family Exchange D 238, 1986-1990.

Member Jönköping/Bankeryd Rotary Club, 1972-1992, president 83-84. Member Malmö Slottsstadens Rotary Club, since 1992. Swedish Organization Individual Relief, IM, Lund, since 1983, Swedish Jordanian Friendship Association, Stockholm, since 1989.


  • Other Interests

    Travel, reading, writing.


Married Gunvor Elisabeth Jehrèn Karlsson, June 15, 1963. Children: Henning, Anna, Idaho.

Gunnar Karl Holmberg

Greta Aurora Christina (Wijkmark) Holmberg

Gunvor Elisabeth Jehrèn Karlsson

Henning Holmberg

Anna Holmberg

Idaho Holmberg