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Ylva Berg

CEO, Business Sweden

Ylva Berg was appointed CEO of Business Sweden on January 13, 2014, and assumed her position on April 1. With over 20 years of experience in senior management positions in publicly traded and global companies, Ylva Berg possesses great knowledge of the Swedish private sector and extensive experience in leading organizations. She has spent 18 years abroad, working for Swedish and international companies in both the manufacturing and services industries.

Ylva Berg served most recently as the Managing Director of the Nordic region at Dassault Systèmes , an international software company operating in 40 countries. Before that she served as CEO at Technia Group, Senior Vice President Market Operations & Business Development at BE Group, Managing Director and Trade Commissioner at the Swedish Trade Council (Business Sweden today), and Sales Manager at Tetra Pak.

Education:
1986 - 1991 MBA, BA Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden
1984 - 1985 University of Stockholm, Political Science, Sweden

Event Schedule

DAY 1
13 February 2020
DAY 2
14 February 2020
Start Time End Time Session Description
09:05 am 09:15 am WELCOME REMARKS
Speakers
Niclas Kvarnström

Ambassador of Sweden to Singapore

Ylva Berg

CEO, Business Sweden

03:25 pm 05:25 pm SESSION III – SUSTAINABLE AND RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

-The importance for Southeast Asian countries to adapt new strategies to transform to sustainable growth models

-Social and environmental responsibility, evolving Read More

Speakers
Noeleen Heyzer

Former Under Secretary-General at the United Nations (UN), Member of UN’s Secretary General’s High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation, Lee Kong Chian Distinguished Fellow, School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University

Ylva Berg

CEO, Business Sweden

Carl Hagman

CEO, Stena Shipping & Ferries

Rajesh Chhabara

Managing Director, CSRWorks International

Jonas Samuelson

President and CEO, Electrolux

Esther An

Chief Sustainability Officer, City Developments Limited

Christopher Flensborg

Head of Climate and Sustainable Finance, SEB

Filippa Bergin

Head of Research & Business Development, Global Child Forum

Lars Svensson

Sustainability and Communication Director, IKEA Southeast Asia

Start Time End Time Session Description
12:00 pm 12:45 pm CHALLENGES AHEAD – HOW TO FOSTER COOPERATION BETWEEN SOUTHEAST ASIA & EUROPE IN AN ERA OF DISRUPTION AND UNCERTAINTY
Speakers
Anna Hallberg

Minister for Foreign Trade and Nordic Affairs

Ylva Berg

CEO, Business Sweden

Piyush Gupta

Chief Executive Officer and Director, DBS Group

Tan Sri Munir Majid

Chairman, Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad

Subra Suresh

President, Nanyang Technological University

Capella Singapore

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