Board and management changes in Catella AB

The Board of directors of Catella AB (publ) has decided to appoint Chairman Johan Claesson as acting CEO as of April 14, 2020. In conjunction with Johan Claesson taking over as CEO, the current Board member Jan Roxendal will take up the role as acting Chairman of the Board. Eva Bång will take up the position as acting CFO.

Catella’s current CEO Knut Pedersen, who will continue in his role until April 14, will assist with handover and certain matters until May 17, 2020.

Jan Roxendal has been a Board member of Catella AB since 2011 and member of the Audit Committee and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee since 2016. Jan Roxendal is currently Chairman of the Board of the Second Swedish National Pension Fund (AP 2) and Board member of Magnolia Bostad and has a background as CEO of Gambro AB, CEO of Intrum Jusitia Group and Vice President ABB Group.

Johan Claesson has been a member of the Board of Catella AB since 2008 and Chairman of the Board since 2011 and will now continue to be a member of the Board.

Eva Bång, who is appointed acting CFO, most recently comes from the position as Global CFO for Ingka (IKEA) Centres and has previously been Vice President and CFO of Hemsö Fastighets AB. Current CFO Marcus Holmstrand will remain in his role until April 14, and will then assist with handover during the remaining notice period.

The recruitment of a permanent CEO and CFO is ongoing with the ambition that both candidates will be in place before the end of the year.
For further information, please contact:

Johan Claesson, Acting CEO and President
+46 70 547 16 36

Jonas Burvall, Head of Group Communications
+46 766 27 97 55


This is information that Catella AB (publ) is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 09:15 a.m. CET on 13 March 2020.

Catella is a leading specialist in property investments and fund management, with operations in 15 countries. The group has assets under management of approximately SEK 170 billion. Catella is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm in the Mid Cap segment. Read more online at