Helene Biström has been appointed as a senior vice president and head of business area wind at Vattenfall. She will also be a member of the executive management group at the company
She will assume her position at Vattenfall by 1 September 2021 at the latest.
Ms Biström has a long experience and a deep understanding of the energy industry. She is currently executive vice president commercial at BillerudKorsnäs and was previously chief executive of Infranord AB and of Norrenergi.
Ms Biström has also worked for Vattenfall in the past, where among other roles she was a member of the executive management group between 2007 and 2010, responsible for Vattenfall’s wind, nuclear and engineering businesses. She is a member of the board of directors at Boliden AB and has been chairman of the board of Sveaskog AB and Cramo and member of the boards of Statkraft, the Royal Institute of Technology and Pöyry Plc.
Vattenfall president and chief executive Anna Borg said, “I am glad to welcome Helene as SVP of the wind business area. With her extensive business experience in energy, infrastructure and the pulp and paper industries she will be a valuable colleague and member of the group management team. Her operational experience in combination with her solid leadership capabilities will provide a good foundation.”
“The world faces one of the biggest transformations we have seen and Vattenfall has an ambition to contribute to this,” Ms Biström said. “It is exciting and challenging to be part of driving that development together with colleagues at Vattenfall.”