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Claes Ekströms joins Altor Equity Partners AB

Claes Ekström, Senior Director of McKinsey & Company, is joining Altor Equity Partners AB as a partner later in June.

“Altor is focusing on building world class companies, and Claes’ experience from working with leading companies in formulating winning strategies and implementing initiatives to build operational excellence will be a great asset to Altor and our portfolio companies”, says Harald Mix, partner at Altor Equity Partners AB.

“During my 23 years at McKinsey, I have been actively involved in helping companies and their management groups, boards and owners in creating shareholder value and I feel that adding the ownership role by joining Altor will be both a natural and challenging next step for me“, comments Claes Ekström.

Author: Katarina Karlsson
Date: 2007.06.20
Categories: News

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