Per-Arne Svensson


Office Location: Stockholm

Phone: +46 8 4067100

Per-Arne Svensson is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ Stockholm office and a member of the global Industrial Practice, focusing primarily on senior-level assignments. He has more than 20 years of experience as a senior executive for multinational industry and technology businesses with P&L and operational responsibility.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Per-Arne was chief operating officer at ASSA ABLOY Scandinavia with responsibility for manufacturing, procurement, logistics, planning, and quality. Previously, he was managing director and country manager of CSC Sweden and senior vice president for global quality at GE Capital IT solutions. Additionally, he served as a client director within HPE EMEA IT Outsourcing working across the consumer goods, industry, and automotive sectors.

Per-Arne started his career as a management consultant at Andersen Consulting and McKinsey & Company.


Per-Arne received a master of science degree in chemical engineering from the KTH Royal Institute of Technology and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Stockholm.

He is fluent in English and Swedish.