Mikael Adelsberg appointed Chief Digital Officer, Saab

Saab has appointed Mikael Adelsberg as Chief Digital Officer and head of the new group function Group Digitalisation.

In order to increase the speed of its digitalisation journey, Saab is adding a new group function responsible for digital development. Mikael Adelsberg, who joins Saab from Scania and Traton Group, is appointed as Head of Group Digitalisation and will become a member of Saab’s Group Management. Mikael’s title will be Chief Digital Officer.

Mikael most recently held the position as Traton Group’s (previously Volkswagen Truck and Bus) Head of Group R&D Electrics and Electronics/Software/Autonomous. Prior to that, Mikael held the position as Senior Vice President, Connected, Autonomous and Embedded systems at Scania. He has also been a board member of Scanitel.

The new group function is created in order to meet the increase in demand for Saab’s products due to the current geopolitical situation the world, as well as the fast pace of technological development taking place right now. The focus of the new role will initially be on software and digitalisation within the production, innovation and development areas.

”Driving digitalisation is a priority for Saab, and a necessity in order for us to remain at the forefront of technology and to meet our customers’ requirements. Mikael will contribute with solid knowledge and experience from similar work and will provide strong support to our other functions,” says Micael Johansson, President and CEO of Saab. The change will take effect on 1 October at the latest.


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