With almost 30 years seniority in the Saab Group, Michael Andersson is Head of Saab’s Market Area North America and holds the title of President and CEO of Saab North America Inc., a subsidiary of the Saab Group. Established in 2010, Market Area North America has overall responsibility for Saab’s marketing activities, business development and continued growth in the United States and Canada.
From 2010 through 2013, Michael held the position of Executive Vice President and Deputy Head of Saab North America. He has also held several additional senior management positions within the Saab Group including Deputy Head Saab’s Support and Services Business Area and President, Saab Support and Services, LLC. (2006-2013), President of Saab Aircraft AB (2003-2006). His earlier aerospace experience also includes roles in Flight Test Engineering, Electrical and Avionics Product Support and Head of Avionics within the Design and Engineering Department. Mr. Andersson played a key role in the Saab 340 and Saab 2000 development and production programs.
Born in 1962, Michael has an Engineering Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering as well as post graduate studies in Business Administration. He is a native of Sweden and currently resides in Virginia.