New CEO of Catella Fondförvaltning AB

Fredric Calles has today been appointed acting CEO of Catella Fondförvaltning AB (publ) (“Catella Funds”). Former CEO Erik Kjellgren leaves his position with immediate effect. Fredric Calles is currently Head of Alternative Investments at Catella AB (publ).

Fredric Calles was previously a member of Group Management at AB Industrivärden, where he worked as Head of Asset Management and Head of Investments as well as CEO of the subsidiary Nordinvest. Prior to that Fredric was Head of Trading at Alfred Berg Fondkommission.

“In connection with Catella AB selling 70 percent of Catella Funds to Athanase Industrial Partner, the company enters a new phase, which requires a new leadership. Fredric Calles solid experience of building strong innovative organizations together with a deep knowledge of risk management makes him the right person to lead Catella Funds. The accession has also taken place in consultation with Athanase. I would also like to thank Erik Kjellgren for his contributions to the company. ” says Johan Claesson, acting CEO of Catella AB and Chairman of the Board of Catella Fondförvaltning AB.

Fredric Calles will take over as acting CEO as of today and will undergo the usual management review at the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority.

For more information, please contact:

Johan Claesson
Acting CEO and President, Catella AB and Chairman of the Board, Catella Fondförvaltning AB
+46 70-547 16 36

Fredrik Calles
CEO Catella Fondförvaltning AB
+46 72-237 15 61

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

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