Press releaseSeptember 17 2015

Kungsleden appoints Ylva Sarby Westman as Deputy CEO and CIO

Ylva Sarby Westman has been appointed Deputy CEO and Chief Investment Officer at Kungsleden AB (publ). Ylva will continue to be responsible for Kungsleden’s transaction activities and will additionally assume the overall responsibility to develop the company’s organization, employees and business.

In her new role Ylva will be responsible for HR and CSR issues, which involves the development of Kungsleden’s human and structural capital, as well as the sustainability efforts. She will also head Kungsleden’s transaction business and assure that the company’s continued expansion is implemented according to the strategy.

Ylva is currently Head of Transactions at Kungsleden where she has been for seven years. She has a broad experience from the real estate business and has worked with property management, property development and transactions during the past 20 years.

“Ylva has played an important role in the development of Kungsleden’s new strategy and the transformation of the property portfolio which has taken place over the past years. It’s now time to take the next step by fully developing our human and structural capital in order to realize the new Kungsleden. Ylva has successfully developed both people and business during her years at Kungsleden and is well suited for the role”, says Biljana Pehrsson, CEO at Kungsleden.

“It will be a fantastic and exciting challenge where I will have a unique opportunity to develop both Kungsleden’s organization and business with the objective to create maximum value. I have a great interest in CSR issues and am happy to see that these issues encompass the entire company as well as constitute a core part of our business”, says Ylva Sarby Westman.

Ylva Sarby Westman will assume her new role immediately.

For more information, please contact:

Biljana Pehrsson, Chief Executive of Kungsleden | tel 46 (0)8 503 052 04

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The information was provided for public release on 17 September 2015 at 7:00 a.m.

Kungsleden’s business concept is to own, manage and improve commercial properties in growth regions in Sweden and to deliver attractive total returns. Kungsleden’s strategies to create value are based on meeting the premises requirements of customers by managing, improving and developing properties and planning consents and by optimising the company’s property portfolio. Kungsleden has been quoted on NASDAQ Stockholm since 1999.

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