Mikael Östlund will move on to a new assignment, as head of communication for The Swedish Association of Industrial Employers, leaving his position as NEVS’ Vice President Communication & Public Affairs.

Fredrik Fryklund is the new head of Communication & Public Affairs, and he will start his position at NEVS on May 2.

Fredrik is currently Vice President Communications at GKN Aerospace Sweden since 15 years, in his role responsible for internal and external communications as well as media relations. Fredrik has a broad experience in the field of communication, both as a communicator and as a journalist. Previously he has held positions as head of information in Trollhättan City, and editor-in-chief at Trollhättans Tidning.

“I would like to express a big and warm thank you to Mikael for his efforts for NEVS. Mikael has been a part of NEVS ever since its inception, and when he now five years later chooses to take on new challenges, I wish him the very best of luck. At the same time, I am pleased to welcome Fredrik Fryklund to NEVS. Fredrik is a highly experienced press and communications person who will greatly contribute to NEVS’ success", says Mattias Bergman, President of NEVS.

Fredrik Fryklund will be entitled Director Communication & Public Affairs, will be part of NEVS management team and report to Jonas Hernqvist, Vice President Sales & Marketing.

About NEVS

NEVS’ vision is to shape mobility for a more sustainable future. Core to this is a global portfolio of fully electric premium cars, mobility solutions and sustainable city offerings.

NEVS was founded in 2012 and acquired the main assets of the Saab Automobile bankruptcy estates. The company is owned by NME Holdings Ltd., Tianjin Bin Hai Hi-tech Industrial Development Area, (THT), and State Research Information Technology Co., Ltd. (SRIT).

NEVS’ head office and main research and development facilities are located in Trollhättan, Sweden. NEVS’ car production plant is located in Trollhättan, with a second production plant and a R&D Centre under construction in Tianjin, China, as well as a production plant in Fujian, China.