In a press release, write Schörling yourself:
“because I have for some time suffered from a gradual deterioration in health I will leave my board at the spring meetings in 2017.”
Melker Schörling has for decades built up a strong position in the Swedish business, with sole ownership of several major listed companies such as Securitas, Assa Abloy, Hexagon and Loomis. To the Di says he was, he also leaves the board of directors of H&M – after 19 years.
the Wealth was valued at 47 billion
His fortune was valued during 2015 to 47 billion kronor of Swedish Business weekly Veckans affärer that are also noted:
“smartest thing on the stockholm stock exchange. Lantbrukarsonen Melker Schörling is betting on the well-kept growth companies and it pays. Year after year accomplishes he impressive return.
And the row of fans just gets longer. H&M’s Stefan Persson, old Ericssonchefen Carl-Henric Svanberg and fondstjärnorna Henrik Didner and Adam Gerge are just a few of all those out – grown their fortunes properly through the back of Melker.”
Melker Schörling: “I will continue to support”
When he was at 69 years of age now announces that he is leaving their assignments for health reasons, he has a plan for how family companies are to be managed in the future and Ericsson’s ex-ceo will play a key role.
” I’m happy to already now be able to inform you that we propose to welcome back Carl-Henric Svanberg as a board member of MSAB at the spring general meeting. With his broad industrial experience and extensive economic involvement in our group, he will be a great asset in the work of the board, ” says Melker Schörling in the press release.
” I will, of course, continue as a support and advisor to our business leaders and boards continue.
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Even his daughter Sofia Schörling Högberg, 38, will take a step forward in the family’s investment company MSAB in a role as vice chairman of the board.
“As if I stop playing football”
Within the world of finance is the news perhaps no surprise, but be seen as a boring novelty.
– It is Sweden’s leading industrialist, during the last five years, as the check-out. It is as if Zlatan would say that he stops playing football. It is sad but there have been signals that this era is coming to an end, ” says Di’s reporter Richard Bråse in today’s Börsmorgon.
He is joined by SEB’s head of research Esbjörn Lundevall.
– It is very boring. He really is one of Sweden’s most successful industrialists. All the companies that he is leaving now is the jätteframgångsrika and it is, of course, so that his strategy has characterized much of them.