SITE welcomes new corporate partners and continued strong support from founders.
With the new five‐year funding agreement that was just signed, SITE now enjoys support and core funding from the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Axel Johnson Holding AB, Carl Bennet AB, East Capital Holding AB, Nordea Bank AB, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB, Svenska Handelsbanken AB, and Tetra Laval.
East Capital and Tetra Laval have joined as new corporate sponsors of SITE. With the new five‐year funding agreement that was just signed, SITE now enjoys support and core funding from the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Axel Johnson Holding AB, Carl Bennet AB, East Capital Holding AB, Nordea Bank AB, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB, Svenska Handelsbanken AB, and Tetra Laval.
"The SITE board of trustees is most delighted to welcome East Capital and Tetra Laval to the circle of SITE founders. We believe the institute is doing an excellent job in building our knowledge about important countries in our eastern neighborhood and also assisting in building capacity in several of the countries, and the continued strong support from the founders is crucial for the future success of the institute", says Michael Sohlman, chairman of the SITE board. "In addition to welcome the future support of new and old founders, I would also like to thank SAAB and Volvo for the support they have provided the institute in the past as well as keep an open door for other sponsors with an interestin the work of the institute", adds Michael Sohlman.
"The support and interaction with our founders are crucial for the work of the institute, which mission is to build bridges between academic research and policy and provide a meeting place for people from all types of organizations with an interest in the region and international economic issues more generally", says Torbjörn Becker, Director of SITE.
The SITE board consists of:
- Chairman Michael Sohlman (Executive Director, The Nobel foundation),
- Vice chairman Hans Dalborg (Chairman, Nordea),
- Lars Bergman (President, Stockholm School of Economics),
- Finn Rausing (Director, Tetra Laval Group),
- Joakim Stymne (State Secretary, Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs), and
- SITE Director Torbjörn Becker.
For more information, please contact:
Michael Sohlman, chairman, +46 8 633 90 02, firstname.lastname@example.org
Torbjörn Becker, director, +46 8 736 96 76, email@example.com