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Manufacturing company executive

Sven Einar Wallgren, Swedish manufacturing company executive. Member of Swedish Industry and Commerce Trust Fund, Deutsch-Schwedishe Chamber of Commerce, Swedish-Finnish Chamber of Commerce, Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce, International Chamber of C., confederation Swedish Industry (director, chairman 1983-1985), Stockholm Merchants Club.

Background

Wallgren, Sven Einar was born on September 17, 1929 in Ystad, Sweden. Son of Sven F. and Anna-Lisa (Bjurstrom) Wallgren.

Education

Master of Business Administration, Stockholm School Economics, 1953.

Career

Sales director, packing machines AB Akerlund & Rausing, 1958. Managing director Akerlund & Rausing Verpackung GmbH, Germany, 1960—1968. Director, match division Swedish Match, 1968—1973.

Executive vice president Esselte AB, Stockholm, 1973—1974, president & Chief Executive Officer, 1974—1985. Director Esselte AB Business Systems Inc., since 1983, board directors, Skandinaviska-Enskilda Banken, since 1983, Tarkett AB, 1984, Swedish Match AB, 1984, Stockholm Stock Exchange, 1985, AB Marabou, since 1988.

Membership

Member of Swedish Industry and Commerce Trust Fund, Deutsch-Schwedishe Chamber of Commerce, Swedish-Finnish Chamber of Commerce, Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce, International Chamber of C., confederation Swedish Industry (director, chairman 1983-1985), Stockholm Merchants Club.

Connections

Married Lena Sandlund, June 16, 1956 (deceased). Children: Henrik, Johan, Britta, Per.

father:
Sven F. Wallgren

mother:
Anna-Lisa (Bjurstrom) Wallgren

spouse:
Lena Sandlund

children:
Britta Wallgren

Per Wallgren

Henrik Wallgren

Johan Wallgren