Corrected on Feb. 24
Hans Fahlin was named chief investment officer of the 204.3 billion Swedish kronor ($27.5 billion) AP2, Goteborg, Sweden, effective April 12, Mr. Fahlin confirmed in an e-mail.
He replaces Johan Held, who will leave Feb. 28 to become head of asset management at insurer AFA Forsakring, AP2 spokeswoman Ulrika Danielson said in an e-mail.
Mr. Fahlin has been a clinical research fellow at SIFR-The Institute for Financial Research and operated his own investment consulting business. Prior to that, he was global head of pension funds and regional head of the Nordic countries at Fortis Investments.