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Svenska Spel appoints Fredriksson as new HR chief

| By Richard Mulligan
Svenska Spel has appointed Anna-Clara Fredriksson as its new chief human resources officer.
Anna Clara Fredriksson

Fredriksson is currently HR director at global software development group SAS Institute with responsibility for several business areas in Europe and Asia. She will be part of Svenska Spel’s group management and report directly to chief executive Patrik Hofbauer after taking up her new position in May.

“I am very happy to welcome Anna-Clara Fredriksson to Svenska Spel,” said Hofbauer. “Her solid competence from the tech industry and long experience in leading positions in HR will be invaluable to us. In her role as CHRO, Anna-Clara will, among other things, be responsible for the important work with our corporate culture and the further development of our HR.”

Fredriksson has worked at SAS since 2014 and previously held HR positions at Carnegie Investment Bank, SEB and Telia.

“Svenska Spel has a strong brand and a fine corporate culture that I look forward to continuing to develop,” said Fredriksson. “I also like that Svenska Spel has an interesting and important social commitment, is a major sponsor of Swedish sports and that the group is a role model in sustainable gambling.

“I hope to contribute with my experience in HR from various industries and having worked internationally for many years. Among other things, it has given me valuable insights into the importance of diversity and how to best use that dynamic for innovation and continuous development.”

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