Skanska UK announces new Executive Positions

Press release 22/12/2010 00:00 CET

Skanska UK announces new Executive Management Team member and Executive Vice President of Finance appointed.

Cecilia Fasth is to join Skanska UK’s Executive Management Team (EMT) from January 2011 as Executive Vice President. Cecilia joins from Skanska AB where most recently she has been heading up Green Business for the Group.

In her new role, reporting to Mike Putnam, President & CEO of Skanska UK, Cecilia will have responsibility for the development of Bundled Construction, a term Skanska uses to describe its way of delivering projects by adding finance and development components to design build projects. In addition, following a transition period during the first quarter of 2011, Cecilia will have EMT responsibility for Skanska UK’s Green Business function.

Cecilia has worked for Skanska since 1996 and during her time with the company, has held a number of positions in commercial property development. Prior to taking on her current role in 2009, she was President of Skanska Fastigheter (Skanska Real Estate) in Gothenburg. Commenting, Mike Putnam said, “I am delighted Cecilia is joining us in the UK. Bundled Construction and Green Business are two of the areas we have identified where we believe we can add real strength to the UK market. Cecilia’s knowledge and experience will be key to the development of our skills these areas”.

Skanska UK also announces that Executive Vice President, Roger Bayliss is to take responsibility for the Finance function across the UK operations with immediate effect. Roger was appointed to Skanska UK’s Executive Management Team in late 2008 with responsibility for Business Improvement, a role which has recently included leading the development of the company’s new Business Plan.

Roger joined Skanska in 2007 as Project Director, leading the team delivering the capital works element of the Barts and The London new hospitals redevelopment.

Prior to joining Skanska, Roger was most recently BAA’s Construction Director, leading construction activities across seven UK airports, excluding the T5 project.