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Katarina Hägg new CEO of SSE Executive Education at SSE

Katarina Hägg has been appointed CEO of SSE Executive Education. From January she is taking over from Anders Richtnér, who is moving on to new challenges outside of SSE. Katarina will be moving on from her current position as Vice President of International Affairs and External Relations at SSE.

Katarina Hägg has been with SSE for the last eight years as a Vice President External Relations, also been responsible for International Affairs. She has been instrumental in the development of External Relations activities including external fundraising and has contributed directly to positioning SSE as an international institution. She has over twenty years of experience in executive positions in business and academia, solid multilingual communications and marketing background from international environments and a strong international network. The combination of her experience, culture and drive makes her an ideal fit for SSE Executive Education for the next stages of growth. 

 "Katarina Hägg has a great knowledge of SSE, and she has in a highly successful way led the department of External Relations and shaped SSE's strategy. She has excellent leadership qualities, a large network in the business world, is very experienced when it comes to working in an academic environment and has extensive international experience. She has exactly the combination of qualities and experience required for the CEO role of SSE Executive Education", says Lars Strannegård, President of the Stockholm School of Economics.

 "I am very excited about joining such a competent team. In giving people and organizations knowledge and awareness to transform their businesses and society, SSE Executive Education plays an important role in society. I look forward to developing the organization further with a clear ambition to strengthen the many organizations we serve each year", says Katarina Hägg, CEO of SSE Executive Education.

Top-ranked training for experienced managers, leaders and specialists
At SSE Executive Education, we provide organizations and their leaders with new knowledge, new ways of thinking and new tools to successfully transform business and society. We are Northern Europe’s leading partner for executive education and ranked number one in the Nordics according to Financial Times. We offer training in leadership, innovation, entrepreneurship, sustainable growth and financial economicsas well as specialist programs in finance and insurance. Since 2005, SSE Executive Education (formerly "IFL at Stockholm School of Economics") is part of the Stockholm School of Economics.

For more information, please contact Katarina Hägg at katarina.hagg@exedsse.se, tel. +46 704399341 or Hanna Flodmark at hanna.flodmark@hhs.se, tel. +46 706899015.