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Katarina Mellström New CEO at Mandator


Jun 01, 2006

Mandator’s Board of Directors today appointed Katarina Mellström the new CEO and Group President of Mandator. Katarina is currently at Ericsson, where she is head of Ericsson’s advisory services within business consulting, technical consulting and training.

“Mandator is in an expansive phase and in recent times has developed its business relations with important key customers. I’m pleased that Katarina Mellström, with her good qualifications, now wishes to contribute to the further development of the company’s strong position as a technology-oriented and business-savvy IT consultancy,” says Jan Rynning, Chairman of the Board.

“Mandator is a well positioned IT company with a good offering and competent staff. I’m really looking forward to accepting the challenge and contributing to continued improvements and success,” says Katarina Mellström.

Katarina Mellström has held several managerial positions at Ericsson the past ten years. Since 2002 she has held the position of Vice President for Advisory Services within Business Unit Global Services. As of this year, she has also been responsible for Ericsson’s disaster relief operations, Ericsson Response.

Katarina Mellström has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Stockholm University with a focus on international trade.

She will enter her role as CEO and Group President of Mandator on 14 August.

Anders Velander, current Acting CEO, will return to his role as Deputy CEO and Head of Sales.

For more information, please contact:
Jan Rynning, Chairman, tel. +46 702 138 180.
Katarina Mellström, tel. +46 70 309 22 50.
Robert Karlsson, CFO, Mandator, tel. +46 8 658 77 07.

Mandator AB is an IT consulting company that improves clients’ competitive edge through technical stability and increased internal and external efficiency. Mandator’s priority sectors are the manufacturing industry, the telecom industry and the public sector. Clients include Ericsson, FMV (Swedish Defence Materiel Administration), GE, Lantmäteriverket (Swedish National Land Survey), NCC, various Swedish municipalities, Posten (Swedish Postal Service), SAAB, Sandvik, Symbian, Tekniska Verken i Linköping, Tele2, Vodafone, Volvo Cars and Volvo Group. Mandator is listed on the Stockholmsbörsen’s O-list and has about 500 employees in five countries. Read more about Mandator at


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