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Polhem Infra appoints Karin Karlström as Acting CEO


Karin Karlström will be the Acting CEO of Polhem Infra from 8 November.

Karin joins the company from a role as Senior Advisor and member of the Board. She has been active on the Board of Directors of Polhem Infra since February 2021. Karin has a strong background in the tech and telecom sector, with long experience of leading teams, making corporate investments and concluding business transactions. She is very familiar with Polhem Infra, and will lead the company until a new CEO has been appointed. Meanwhile Mikael Lundin, CEO of Polhem Infra since August 2019, will be stepping down.

Johan Skoglund, Chairman of the Board of Polhem Infra:

“We have the utmost confidence in Karin as Acting CEO, as she has excellent knowledge of Polhem Infra and its operations. Karin also has experience from the industry, specifically digital infrastructure. This is the ideal solution until a permanent successor can be found. We would like to thank Mikael Lundin for his valuable contribution in establishing Polhem Infra as an investor in and owner of sustainable infrastructure in the Nordics during his time as CEO.”

For questions, please contact:

Johan Skoglund, Chairman of the Board, Polhem Infra johan.skoglund@jm.se
Niklas Ekvall, CEO of AP4 and representative for the owners niklas.ekvall@ap4.se


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About Polhem Infra
Polhem Infra invests in social infrastructure. The company is an active, long-term owner that aims to contribute to a more sustainable society. Polhem Infra was founded in 2019 and is owned by the Swedish National Pension Insurance (AP) Funds AP1, AP3 and AP4. The portfolio focuses on direct investments in unlisted Swedish companies in digital infrastructure, renewable electricity production and energy, in the private and public sectors. Transformational changes of great importance to society are under way in these areas, and there is a need for active, long-term Swedish ownership. Polhem Infra’s vision is a sustainable society founded on sustainable, smoothly functioning and efficient infrastructure. www.polheminfra.se
About the Swedish National Pension (AP) Funds
The AP Funds manage buffer capital in Sweden’s national pension system for the benefit of current and future pensioners, on behalf of Swedish Parliament and the Swedish people. The AP Funds (AP1–AP4) share the same mission but have different asset management strategies, and they are governed by the National Pension Insurance Funds Act (2000:192) (the AP Funds Act). On 30 June 2021, total net assets amounted to approximately SEK 1,810 billion. The AP Funds balance payments into and disbursements from the pension system, and have since the beginning paid SEK 220 billion net into the system. These assets comprise approximately 16 per cent of total assets in the pension system. Polhem Infra is owned by three AP Funds: www.ap1.sewww.ap3.sewww.ap4.se

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