Business Wire

Boyden’s Leadership Series Features ICA Insurance’s Caroline Farberger

Share

Boyden, a premier global talent and leadership advisory firm with more than 65 offices in over 40 countries, today released the latest issue of its Leadership Series, featuring an in-depth interview with Caroline Farberger, CEO of ICA Insurance.

The company is part of Swedish retailer ICA Group and the fastest-growing consumer insurer in the Swedish market, which started as a green-field operation five years ago.

In the interview, Farberger discusses her recent journey as a transgender CEO, ICA Insurance as a disruptor among top Swedish competitors, how her global posts have shaped her perspective, the skills gap in the consumer sector, how culture affects hiring, and why inclusion is more important than diversity.

Prior to ICA Insurance, Farberger spent 16 years with Trygg-Hansa Insurance, the Swedish arm of British insurer RSA. She held a series of senior management positions with the firm across several business functions, including M&A activities, CEO of a subsidiary, and board memberships. Farberger was also a dot.com entrepreneur in the 2000s, leading the development of a VC-funded insurance start-up.

Farberger started her career as a management consultant with McKinsey, where she spent six years working mainly in the financial services area across the Nordics, the U.S. and several other countries. She holds dual degrees, in electrical engineering from Chalmers University of Technology and in business administration from Gothenburg University.

Farberger was named LGBTQ Person of the Year in Sweden in 2019 after having been the first CEO to publicly undergo a gender correction.

“Caroline offers great insights from her global career and the triumphs of her personal journey,” said Katarina Brixéus, a Managing Partner of Boyden Sweden. “In a short time, she has led ICA Insurance to become a notable challenger to the top four insurance providers in Sweden, and at the same time made an invaluable contribution to the diversity efforts within her industry and across the market.”

The full interview with Caroline Farberger is available at www.boyden.com.

Previous issues of Boyden’s Leadership Series include interviews with Tara McCarthy, CEO of the Irish Food Board, Nigel Travis, Non-Executive Chairman of Dunkin’ Brands, Rustin Richburg, Senior Vice President, U.S. People, Walmart; Jim Gibbons, President and CEO of Goodwill Industries International; Theo Van der Loo, President of Bayer Brazil; Janelle Gale, Vice President of Human Resources, Facebook; Bill Ingham, Vice President, Global Human Resources of Visa; Dawn Hudson, Chief Marketing Officer of the National Football League; Noor Menai, President & CEO of CTBC Bank USA; Stephan Winkelmann, President & CEO of Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A.; Svein Rennemo, Chairman of Statoil; Umran Beba, former Region President for Asia Pacific for PepsiCo and currently Senior VP and CHRO at PepsiCo; David Gergen, Director of Harvard’s Center for Public Leadership and former presidential advisor; and Robert Reich, currently Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley and former US Secretary of Labor. All are available on Boyden’s website.

About the Series

Boyden’s Leadership Series is an ongoing publication that highlights the views of high-profile business leaders on issues relevant to leadership, management and talent acquisition. The series’ editors conduct interviews with heads of corporations and other key organizations across the globe to further growth and the exchange of ideas.

About Boyden

Boyden is a premier leadership and talent advisory firm with more than 65 offices in over 40 countries. Our global reach enables us to serve client needs anywhere they conduct business. We connect great companies with great leaders through executive search, interim management and leadership consulting solutions. For further information, visit www.boyden.com.

Contact information

For Boyden
Katie Killip
T: +1 212 850-5620
E: katie.killip@fticonsulting.com

Boyden Sweden
Katarina Brixéus
+46 8 440 41 80
kbrixeus@boyden.com

About Business Wire

Business Wire
Business Wire



Subscribe to releases from Business Wire

Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Latest releases from Business Wire

PTC Named Global Manufacturing Partner of the Year in the 2020 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards14.7.2020 20:35:00 CESTPress release

PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced it has been named the Global Manufacturing Partner of the Year, for the second year in a row, in the Microsoft 2020 Partner of the Year Awards. Honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners, PTC has demonstrated excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200714005951/en/ Honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners, PTC has demonstrated excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. “We are pleased to announce that PTC has been recognized by Microsoft as the Global Manufacturing Partner of the Year for the second consecutive year,” said Jim Heppelmann, President and CEO, PTC. “Together, PTC and Microsoft have enabled digital transformation for some of the world’s largest organizations. We look forward to continuing that succ

Spotify Launches in Russia and 12 Additional European Markets14.7.2020 19:30:00 CESTPress release

Spotify (NYSE: SPOT) today launched its service in 13 new markets across Europe including Russia, one of the world’s top 20 largest streaming markets. Already the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service, with today’s expansion, Spotify now reaches a current total of 92 markets worldwide. Spotify’s 13 new markets include: Albania, Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Ukraine. As the leading platform driving music discovery on more types of devices than any other service, Spotify’s expansion in Europe comes as consumers in the region embrace streaming. According to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), Russia is the 17th-biggest streaming market in the world and on pace to be the 10th-biggest streaming market by 2030. More than 87 percent of fans in Russia now access music through streaming, compared to 61 percent adoption globally, and 68 percent adoption

Pietro Rosa TBM Signs Multi-year Agreement With Boeing to Supply Titanium Forgings14.7.2020 18:08:00 CESTPress release

Pietro Rosa TBM is proud to announce that it has signed a long-term agreement with Boeing to supply forgings for use on the 787 Dreamliner, 777X and 737 MAX airplanes. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200714005848/en/ Left to right: Mauro Fioretti (Pietro Rosa TBM - President & CEO), Antonio De Palmas (Boeing Italy – President) (Photo: Business Wire) The agreement covers a variety of Titanium forgings and represents the first long-term agreement to be placed with Pietro Rosa TBM since the company’s milestone approvals with Boeing in 2018, enhancing Pietro Rosa TBM ability to enact its strategy for the provision of complex forged structural components. The deal with Boeing further reinforces the Pietro Rosa Groups' supply of products in North America. Mauro Fioretti, President and CEO of the Pietro Rosa Group, stated: “This commitment and great trust placed in us by Boeing further underpins our marketplace strat

Kollective Technology to Demonstrate Scalability of Microsoft Teams and Stream Live Events at Microsoft Experience and Technology Centers Worldwide14.7.2020 17:18:00 CESTPress release

Leading Software-Defined Enterprise Content Delivery Network (SD ECDN) provider Kollective Technology today announced that it was selected by Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) to demonstrate the scalability of Microsoft Teams for live events at Microsoft Experience and Technology Centers worldwide. Designed to create comprehensive and immersive technology experiences for Microsoft customers looking to adopt innovations that accelerate their Digital Transformation initiatives, Microsoft Experience and Technology Centers highlight the latest in Modern Workplace use cases, including live video broadcasts. By selecting Kollective as the certified ECDN of Experience Centers, Microsoft can now easily showcase how Teams can deliver company-wide, global live events with the help of ECDN technology. Kollective’s ECDN platform, utilizing browser-based peering technology, scales Teams live events without the need to install software or invest in additional network infrastructure. Leveraging the Koll

rf IDEAS wins the HP ® JetAdvantage 2020 Partner Award for Customer Focus14.7.2020 17:00:00 CESTPress release

rf IDEAS is proud to have received the HP JetAdvantage Partner Award for Customer Focus, presented by HP during its 2020 Partner Conference, held online for participant safety from May 18 to May 22. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200714005170/en/ HP JetAdvantage Partner Award for Customer Focus (Photo: Business Wire) rf IDEAS is a leading manufacturer of credential readers for logical access and authentication. The HP JetAdvantage Partner Program offers services and resources to help solution providers accelerate development, simplify deployment and streamline integration with HP imaging and printing devices. Through the program, HP and rf IDEAS have worked together for more than 12 years to bring contactless authentication and identification to HP enterprise applications and to HP JetAdvantage Solutions Partners worldwide. One quality that sets rf IDEAS apart is the company’s unwavering commitment to custome

Andersen Global Enters Trinidad and Tobago14.7.2020 15:30:00 CESTPress release

Andersen Global continues its expansion in the Caribbean by way of a Collaboration Agreement with full-service tax firm Robley Baynes, marking the organization’s debut in Trinidad and Tobago. Established in 2018, the firm provides a full scope of services including tax and advisory, financial, corporate and management. Led by Partners Kendell Robley and Mikhail Baynes, the dynamic and innovative firm assists clients with value-added solutions focused on business improvement and growth, leveraging their resources and experience across a wide range of client engagements. “We constantly strive to provide best-in-class, client-focused solutions with a high-caliber team of professionals,” Kendell and Mikhail said. “Our collaboration with Andersen Global will allow us to expand our capacity and global footprint, bringing opportunities for broader and more seamless service globally.” “We are delighted to work with Kendall, Mikhail and their team in Trinidad and Tobago. Collaborating with Robl

In our pressroom you can read all our latest releases, find our press contacts, images, documents and other relevant information about us.

Visit our pressroom