Kenneth Nilsson appointed new Head of Business Area NCC Infrastructure
Kenneth Nilsson has been appointed new Head of Business Area NCC Infrastructure and will become a member of the Executive Management Team. Kenneth Nilsson joins NCC from Skanska, where he most recently served as the head of Skanska Civil East in the US.
Kenneth Nilsson will take up his new position in April 2018, replacing Acting Business Area Manager Göran Landgren.
“The Board and I are very pleased to welcome a heavyweight such as Kenneth Nilsson to NCC,” says Tomas Billing, Chairman of the Board of NCC.
Kenneth Nilsson has had a long and extensive career at Skanska, holding senior managerial roles at Skanska’s Swedish, Finnish and Estonian operations, and most recently at Skanska Civil East in the US. Kenneth Nilsson possesses in-depth understanding of business and customer needs.
“I am delighted to have Kenneth Nilsson onboard here at NCC. Kenneth Nilsson has successfully turned loss-making operations at Skanska into profit-making business. He is also highly respected as a manager and I am convinced that he will make a valuable contribution to the development of the entire company,” says Håkan Broman, Acting President and CEO.
“I am looking forward to start working at NCC. With my previous experience primarily in civil engineering, as well as construction, I hope that I can contribute to creating a successful, Nordic civil engineering business focused on customers. It will also be exciting to contribute to NCC’s Executive Management Team,” says Kenneth Nilsson.
Kenneth Nilsson has 20 years of experience from various senior positions at Skanska and in management teams, and another ten years of experience as a work manager, project manager and supervisor. Kenneth Nilsson was the Regional Manager of Skanska Road and Civil West for five years and subsequently served as the Executive Vice President of Road and Civil at Skanska Sweden between 2003 and 2011. Kenneth Nilsson has also worked as the President of the Finnish company Skanska Oy for three years and thereafter as the Chief Operating Officer of Skanska Sweden’s civil engineering and construction operations for three years until 2017 when he assumed responsibility for Skanska Civil East in the US.
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