Skanska Makes Executive Team Changes

Anders Danielsson was promoted to president & CEO of Skanska USA, while current President & CEO Richard Cavallaro will be moving to his former role as president & CEO of the Skanska USA Civil Business Unit.

Anders Danielsson, president & CEO, Skanska USA
Anders Danielsson, president & CEO, Skanska USA

Skanska AB has named its Executive Vice President Anders Danielsson as the new president & CEO of Skanska USA, overseeing the U.S. corporate staff functions and the company’s construction and infrastructure development operations.

Current President & CEO Richard Cavallaro will be moving back to his former role as president & CEO of the Skanska USA Civil Business Unit, replacing Michael Cobelli, who will continue on as a strategic advisor. Cavallaro held his position in the Civil Business Unit from 2009 to 2014. Current CFO Peter Wallin will also be taking on responsibility for Skanska UK. Pierre Olofsson will remain responsible for the Nordic construction units but also take on the Group responsibility for Safety.   

Richard Cavallaro, president & CEO of the Skanska USA Civil Business Unit
Richard Cavallaro, president & CEO of the Skanska USA Civil Business Unit

“Anders has consistently driven results in the Nordics and has a deep understanding of our global infrastructure development operations. I am confident he will bring his global perspective, collaborative mindset and operational acumen to our U.S. operations,” said Johan Karlström, president & CEO of Skanska AB, in prepared remarks. “Peter Wallin has an excellent overview of the business and I feel very confident with him broadening his Executive Vice President role and international experience with the responsibility for UK. I want to thank Rich for his valuable contribution to the Senior Executive Team and I appreciate him offering to taking on the task of bringing the business back to consistent profitability. I also want to thank Mike Cobelli for his years of dedicated service and leadership during a critical time of change.”

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