Saab, a defence and security company, has appointed Görgen Johansson as acting chief financial officer (CFO). He will take up the role on 1 March 2012 and will be part of the group management. Johansson will succeed the current CFO, Lars Granlöf, who is leaving his post. Johansson currently holds the position of vice president group controller and has a long experience at Saab in various managerial positions.
In the meantime, the recruitment of a new CFO continues. Granlöf will be available during a transition period.
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