JANUARY 29 2015
Nordic Capital is committed to continuously developing and improving as a responsible investor. Accordingly, the Nordic Capital Funds' Swedish advisor, NC Advisory AB, has created two new roles to further expand its teams within Communications, Environment, Social and Governance Standards (ESG) and HR. Karin Lepasoon, former Executive Vice President at Skanska, joins as Director of Communications, ESG and HR and Emma Brandt joins as ESG Manager.
Karin joins from the international construction and project development company Skanska, where she held the position of Executive Vice President with global responsibility for Strategy, Communications, Investor Relations, Sustainability and IT. Before Skanska, Karin worked mainly within Communications in several different industries, including healthcare, medical technology and the auto ID industry. Karin holds Masters degrees in Swedish and International law, and European Community law. Karin assumes her position on April 1, 2015.
Emma's most recent position was Global Business Controller - Sustainability, at global fashion retailer H&M, based in Hong Kong. Before that, Emma worked as a Consultant at Deloitte. Emma holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration and Economics. Emma joined on January 2, 2015.
Katarina Janerud, Communication Manager,
NC Advisory AB, advisor to the Nordic Capital Funds
Tel: +46 8 440 50 69
About Nordic Capital
Nordic Capital private equity funds have invested in mid-market companies primarily in the Nordic region since 1989. Through committed ownership and by targeting strategic development and operational improvements, Nordic Capital enables value creation in its investments. Nordic Capital Funds invest in companies in northern Europe and in selected investment opportunities internationally. The most recent fund is Nordic Capital Fund VIII with EUR 3.5 billion in committed capital, principally provided by international institutional investors such as pension funds. Nordic Capital Funds are based in Jersey, Channel Islands, and are advised by the NC Advisory companies in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Germany and the UK. For further information about Nordic Capital please see www.nordiccapital.com