Saab Automobile AB has named Nils-Johan Andersson as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Andersson will be reporting directly to Saab Automobile President and Chief Executive Jan Ake Jonsson and will be based at the carmaker’s headquarters in Trollhattan.
Andersson will be taking over from Karl G. Lindstrom, who had served as interim CFO prior to Andersson’s appointment. He offers over 20 years of experience in corporate finance, financial planning, accounting and executive management.
Jonsson, who announced the appointment, welcomed Andersson to Saab Automobile’s senior management team, adding that his experience and skills will be great assets to the carmaker as it continues to establish itself as a successful independent company.
Prior to Saab, Andersson was with Lindab Group, a Swedish company that provides products and systems for the construction industry. His stint as a CFO at Lindab allowed Andersson to amass work experience in a public company, which should help Saab Automobile since it was acquired by Amsterdam-listed Spyker Cars N.V. of the Netherlands. His credentials at Lindab included having headed a major review of its cost structure, resulting to higher efficiency and improved profitability.