SSM strengthens Group management team by recruiting Christer Ljung as new Chief Purchasing Officer

SSM Holding AB (publ), Sweden’s leading housing developer when it comes to smart and affordable housing, has recruited Christer Ljung as the Group’s new Chief Purchasing Officer. Christer has held leading positions in supply chain at Schneider Electric and has more than 20 years of experience in international industrial supply chain and developing efficient logistics from different industries.

SSM has recruited Christer Ljung as new Chief Purchasing Officer and member of its Group management team.

Christer Ljung has studied business administration with a specialization in logistics at the University of Gothenburg and he has also studied at MIT and INSEAD. Most recently he held management positions within supply chain at Schneider Electric and Volvo Aero Engine Service. He has worked for more than 20 years in the field and has vast experience from extensive international industrial supply chain and developing efficient logistics from different industries

– Continuing to improve our logistics and materials handling at our construction sites is critical to further enhance productivity and the industrialization we need in the housing industry today. Christer’s background and expertise will be a valuable addition to the continued strategic development of SSM’s supply chain, says Mattias Roos, President & CEO of SSM.

– SSM has high ambitions and innovative ways of looking at how to further develop purchasing and logistics within the company and the industry as a whole. And gaining access to SSM Board member Bo Andersson, who is an international authority when it comes to supply chain, adds an extra dimension to the position. I am very much looking forward to participating in SSM’s further development going forward, says Christer Ljung, incoming Chief Purchasing Officer at SSM.

Christer will begin as Chief Purchasing Officer in April 2018.
  

The information in this press release is such, which SSM Holding AB (publ) is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out below, at 07.15 CET on March 26, 2018.
  

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Ann-Charlotte Johansson
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About SSM Holding AB (publ)
SSM produces functionally smart and affordable homes with attractive common areas, close to public transport and the city center for the company’s target group — the urbanites of tomorrow. The company envisions a housing market that is accessible to as many people as possible and aspires to produce 60 percent cooperative apartments, 30 percent rental units and 10 percent student housing. SSM is the leading property developer in its niche within the Greater Stockholm area and in March 2018, the company has approximately 7,000 building permits in its portfolio. SSM was listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (Mid-cap) April 6, 2017 www.ssmlivinggroup.se