Magnus Ahlqvist appointed Divisional President, Security Services Europe

Thursday, July 02, 2015

 Magnus Ahlqvist has been appointed Divisional President of Security Services Europe and a member of Securitas Group Management. He will start latest on September 1, 2015.

Magnus comes from Motorola Mobility, a Google company before it was recently taken over by Lenovo. Magnus has during the past years been Corporate Vice President of EMEA and India in Motorola. Before, he worked 12 years for Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications. His assignments were, among others, President of Sony Mobile Communications in China for three years, Vice President and General Manager Spain & Portugal and Telefonica for three years and General Manager for Sony Ericsson in Canada during three years.

Magnus Ahlqvist, 41 years old, holds a Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration from Stockholm School of Economics, and leadership exam from Harvard Business School. He will be located at Securitas United Kingdoms’ office in central London.

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