Lena Hök new Executive Vice President Sustainability & Innovation Skanska Group
Lena Hök has been appointed Executive Vice President Sustainability & Innovation for the Skanska Group. Lena will step into her new position and join Skanska’s Group Leadership Team on November 1. Lena currently holds the position as Senior Vice President Sustainability, Skanska Group.
Before joining Skanska Lena worked as Head of Sustainability at Skandia and Head of Skandia’s foundation “Ideas for Life.” She is currently also Chair of the Swedish Sustainability Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), as well as a board member at BoKlok, Skanskas residential housing concept jointly owned by IKEA.
“I am very happy to welcome Lena to the Group Leadership Team. She has more than 20 years of experience in implementing and evaluating strategies that enhance efficiency and profitability based on innovation and sustainability perspectives. We are now intensifying efforts within innovation and sustainability to meet customer needs and refine our offering. Lena is the perfect person to lead these efforts,” says Anders Danielsson, President and CEO of Skanska Group.
“New technology, processes and priorities will be instrumental in tackling the industrial and societal challenges facing us today. Skanska holds a unique position. I look forward to continuing to strengthen our competitiveness and enhance our offering. By working close to customers, and use the expertise, insights and data from our projects, we will scale-up innovative solutions and focus on sustainable impact,” says Lena Hök, newly appointed EVP Sustainability and Innovation for the Skanska Group.
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Skanska is a world leader in construction and project development in select markets throughout the Nordic region, Europe and USA. Driven by the Group’s values, Skanska contributes to a better society by providing innovative and sustainable solutions. The Group has about 32,500 employees, and 2020 revenue totalled SEK 159 billion.