Biljana Pehrsson comes most recently from her position as CEO of Kungsleden, which she has held since 2013.
“It is gratifying to see the acquisition of Kungsleden now entering the next phase. Together, we are creating a player of significant size in an industry, where size in combination with sustainable and innovative service development is playing an increasingly important role. I welcome Biljana and Ylva and look forward to develop growth, sustainability and profitability together,” says Rutger Arnhult, Chairman of the Board of Castellum AB.
“I look forward to leading the Nordic region’s largest listed commercial property company with a focus on sustainable growth. The size, financial strength and combined industry experience of our joint company provide us with a boost to our competitiveness, for the benefit of our customers, employees, shareholders and creditors,” says Biljana Pehrsson, the new CEO of Castellum.
Ylva Sarby Westman comes most recently from her position as Deputy CEO and CFO at Kungsleden, and has held various executive positions at Kungsleden since 2009. Ylva Sarby Westman starts her new position on 8 December.
Ylva Sarby Westman, Deputy CEO and CFO of Castellum, will also become CEO of Kungsleden, which is now a Castellum subsidiary. She will assume the position following Biljana Pehrsson stepping down from the role of CEO of Kungsleden and assuming the role of CEO of Castellum.
Castellum completed the bid on Kungsleden on 15 November 2021, after which Kungsleden became a Castellum subsidiary. On 3 December 2021, the Kungsleden share was delisted from Nasdaq Stockholm.