Katarina Staaf was named managing director of AP6 effective Sept. 1, the 31.6 billion Swedish kronor ($3.4 billion) fund, Gothenburg, Sweden, said a news release Thursday.
Ms. Staaf will replace Margareta Alestig Johnson, deputy managing director, who has been serving in the role since March 1. Ms. Johnson replaced Karl Swartling.
"The board has in (Ms. Staaf) found a senior leader with great expertise and broad experience of investments," said Catrina Ingelstam, chairwoman of the board, in the news release. "AP6's strategy remains firm, and I am convinced that (Ms. Staaf), with her drive and commitment, is the right person to successfully further develop the business."
Ms. Staaf was a portfolio manager for unlisted investments at insurance company Skandia Liv.