Chairman in Steny AB

Chairman in Steny AB

Leading Swedish Stone Companies Form New Chain Leading stonemasons form the new national chain Steny to strengthen the Swedish stone industry by ensuring high quality and local service to customers. The Steny companies has a turnover of over 19 million euro with over 100 employees nation-wide. The the aim is to grow the chain through expanding the owner base and through franchising. Ny kedja utvecklar stenbranschen i Sverige Sveriges ledande stenhuggerier bildar kedjan Steny. Motivet är att stärka den svenska stenindustrins konkurrenskraft genom att säkra hög kvalitet och lokal service till kunderna. Stenyföretagen omsätter drygt 170 mkr och finns på elva orter i Sverige, men ambitionen är att kedjan ska växa genom att fler stenhuggerier ansluter sig. Sophie Persson blir styrelseordförande i bolaget. Läs Pressmeddelande Riks här. Besök Stenys hemsida...

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Chambre Separée at Johan P in Malmö

Chambre Separée at Johan P in Malmö

Meeting up with keen female leaders ready to add value in Board of Directors. Hosted by TRUST, responsible for the FEW programme. Vivid discussions, excellent food and an embracing environment. Excellent candidates.

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Strategy and Business Development

Strategy and Business Development

Meeting up with engaged entrepreneurs, vivid leaders, exceptional CEOs at Villa Vik outside of Växjö, Sweden. On the agenda: starting up the value-creating board, strategy and the contents of the strategic conference, how to use the Board in developing your company/business. We have great access to brilliant Director resources...

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Carola Lemne on Diversity in the Board Room

Carola Lemne on Diversity in the Board Room

Carola Lemnes commentary in Dagens Industri  (soon-to-be Chairman of Svenskt Näringsliv/Confederation of Swedish Enterprise pinpoints that diversity in the Board rom is key, not gender alone. ”You need differing perspectives and experiences in a Board. When studying the composition of Swedish Board of Directors, it is an equally serious problem that most Directors are the same age, many are Swedes despite the fact that the business i global.” ”Att sitta i en styrelse är inte en rättvisefråga. Anledning till att jag tycker det är viktigt med kvinnor i styrelser är att det är viktigt med mångfald. Man måste ha olika perspektiv och erfarenheter. Tittar du på svenska styrelser är det ett lika stort problem att alla är i samma ålder och att väldigt många är svenskar, trots att företagen ofta verkar globalt” The Confederation of Swedish Enterprise also publishes a post on ”Quotas a Blunt Instrument” including an interview with Petra Hedengran, Corporate Governance Manager at Swedish conglomerate Investor. Hence, start putting quotas in for getting skilled people on the Board of Directors (with reference to the HBR article on Board Qualification: …more are beginning to implement objective processes to select members based on the skills and attributes that boards need to be effective.          ...

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Guest Lecturer University of Lund

Guest Lecturer University of Lund

Recurring Guest Lecturer at EFL – Executive Foundation Lund and their excellent Corporate Governance programme. Enthused by the participants’ engagement and willingness to add value. Great material for future Board of Directors. Programme lead by corp gov wiz Matts Kärreman.

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Greatest Christmas Gift to an Entrepreneur!

Greatest Christmas Gift to an Entrepreneur!

This must be the Greatest Christmas Gift an entrepreneur could ever get from its employees. Translation: Merry Christmas! Your christmas present will be FREE work for 4 hours on a Saturday of your choice. You bet those entrepreneurs are proud of their employees. Have a prosperous and happy 2014!

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