Josefine Uppling appointed new Vice President Communication & Sustainability at Ratos


Ratos has appointed Josefine Uppling as Vice President Communication & Sustainability. She will join Ratos’s management team and assume the position on 1 September 2021 at the latest.

Josefine Uppling formerly worked as Head of Press and Group Press Office at Swedbank AB. Her most recent position was as Head of Group Public Affairs, also at Swedbank AB, and she was previously Head of Communication and Analysis at Mäklarsamfundet. Prior to this, she worked for many years with strategic communication and public affairs in various positions as well as running her own company.

“I am very pleased that we have managed to recruit someone with such broad experience of communication and social relations. Communication and sustainability are key components for us as we raise the level of ambition in our business group. I look forward to having a new member of the management team who can further strengthen our business by taking our comprehensive approach to communication and sustainability to the next level,” says Jonas Wiström, CEO of Ratos.

“I am delighted to become part of the team. Ratos and the business group are in an exciting phase, with new acquisitions forming part of the agenda. I am convinced that new technology and innovation offer many solutions for the problems of tomorrow, particularly in the field of sustainability. From this perspective, Ratos is at the forefront and paving the way with its portfolio companies,” says Josefine Uppling.


For further information:
Jonas Wiström, President and CEO
+46 8 700 17 00

Josefine Uppling, incoming Vice President Communication & Sustainability
+46 761 14 54 21

About Ratos:
Ratos is a business group consisting of 12 companies divided into three business areas: Construction & Services, Consumer and Industry. In total 2020, the companies have approximately SEK 34 billion in sales. Our business concept is to develop companies headquartered in the Nordics that are or can become market leaders. We enable independent companies to excel by being part of something larger. People, leadership, culture and values are key focus areas for Ratos. Everything we do is based on Ratos’s core values: Simplicity, Speed in Execution and It’s All About People.