Per-Arne Svensson


Per-Arne Svensson is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ Stockholm office and is a member of the global Industrial Practice, focusing primarily on senior-level assignments. He has 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. He is fluent in English and Swedish.


KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Master of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering

The University of Stockholm, Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration