Anna Magnusson appointed new Chief Active Ownership Officer at Första AP-fonden

23 March 2023

Anna Magnusson has been appointed the new Chief Active Ownership Officer at Första AP-fonden (AP1). Anna comes from a role as specialist in corporate governance at Alecta and will take up her position at AP1 on June 1st, 2023.

Anna Magnusson joins from a role as specialist in corporate governance at Alecta and has previously held several senior roles within the Government Offices of Sweden, including being a Director General and Head of Department, responsible for sustainability and corporate governance issues at the department of state-owned enterprises.

-“With Anna Magnusson, the Fund is getting a Chief Active Ownership Officer who has extensive experience of corporate governance combined with an understanding of our mission. As a responsible owner, this role is very central to us and Anna’s commitment to sustainability issues and corporate governance will contribute in a positive way. Anna also has solid analytical expertise in corporate governance that will be valuable to the fund and the companies we own. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank our current Chief Active Ownership Officer Ossian Ekdahl for his 24 years of service at the Fund as he now embarks on new challenges,” says Magdalena Håkansson, Head of ESG at Första AP-fonden.

-“I look forward to contributing to the important public policy assignments of the AP Funds as Chief Active Ownership Officer at Första AP-fonden. My work will include continuing to strengthen the Fund’s role as a responsible owner and contributing to sustainable value creation,” says Anna Magnusson.

As previously communicated, Ossian Ekdahl will devote himself to research in law and economics and take on certain board assignments. Ossian will remain in his role at AP1 until Anna Magnusson takes over on June 1st, 2023.

Source: AP1
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