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New Managing Director appointed for AP6

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The Board of the Sixth Swedish National Pension Fund (AP6) has appointed a new Managing Director, Katarina Staaf, which has a broad experience of investments, transactions, capital markets and board work through various specialist roles and senior management positions in the finance and real estate market.

In the financial sector, Katarina Staaf has, among other things, been the portfolio manager for unlisted investments within Life Science at Skandia Liv. During her time at SEB, she was the customer and portfolio manager for institutional clients with a focus on pension foundations and insurance companies. Katarina Staaf has been Managing Director of Evli Funds and has been a member of the management team for Riksbyggen in her role as CFO and real estate manager.
Through her various positions, Katarina Staaf has acquired a broad experience of issues related to corporate governance, regulatory compliance and sustainability.

"The Board has in Katarina Staaf found a senior leader with great expertise and broad experience of investments. AP6’s strategy remains firm and I am convinced that Katarina, with her drive and commitment, is the right person to successfully further develop the business,” says Catrina Ingelstam, chairman of the board of AP6.

Katarina Staaf has been a member of the board of AP6 since 2017. An assignment she will leave. She also has additional board assignments and commitments, which will be reviewed with regard to any conflicts of interest.

"It feels very honorable to have been given the confidence to lead an organization who has the task to manage pension capital through investments in unlisted companies. In my role as a board member, I have been able to take part of AP6's specialist expertise. In my new role, I will become operative, which I really look forward to," says Katarina Staaf, incoming Managing Director of AP6.

Katarina Staaf will take over as Managing Director of AP6 on September 1.

For more information:
Catrina Ingelstam, Chairman of the Board of AP6: +46 76 119 61 02
Katarina Staaf, incoming Managing Director of AP6: +46 8 555 540 36
Ulf Lindqvist, Head of Communications of AP6: +46 708 74 10 48 ulf.lindqvist@ap6.se

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The Sixth Swedish National Pension Fund (AP6) differs from the other National Pension (AP) funds in the Swedish buffer capital system with its special mandate to invest in unlisted assets. AP6 specializes in private equity with a combination of Fund and Direct investments. Sustainability is an integral part of the investment process which includes models for ESG due diligence and monitoring. AP6 regards sustainability to be a prerequisite for achieving high returns in the long term.

 

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