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“I would like to extend a big thank you to Urban Lilja. During his years at JM, he has been an invaluable asset to both the Board and the Group with his professionalism, expertise and reliability”
Maria Bäckman has been appointed General Counsel at JM (STO:JM), effective October 1, 2012. She will be a member of Executive Management and serve as secretary to the Board. Maria has worked as a company lawyer at JM since April 2000.
"Maria Bäckman is a very competent company lawyer. She has sound experience and is very familiar with our business. She has worked at JM for many years, and thus has a broad internal contact network and a very good reputation in the organization. As a result, Maria will be a major asset in terms of JM's continued development," says Johan Skoglund, President and CEO of JM.
Maria Bäckman will succeed Urban Lilja, who will retire on October 1 this year. Urban has served as General Counsel and secretary to the Board since 1996. He will continue working part-time assisting the president until 2013.
"I would like to extend a big thank you to Urban Lilja. During his years at JM, he has been an invaluable asset to both the Board and the Group with his professionalism, expertise and reliability," says Johan Skoglund, President and CEO of JM.
JM is one of the leading developers of housing and residential areas in the Nordic region. Operations focus on new production of homes in attractive locations, with the main focus on expanding metropolitan areas and university towns in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Belgium. We are also involved in project development of commercial premises and contract work, primarily in the Greater Stockholm area. JM shall promote long-term quality and environmental management in all its operations. Our annual sales total approximately SEK 13 billion and the company has about 2,300 employees. JM AB is a public limited company listed on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, Mid Cap segment.
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