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Saab extends UK defence presence

15th November 2012 - 13:24 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in London


Saab plans to extend its presence in the UK by heading its European and Middle Eastern business in London as of 1 January 2013.

This will expand its UK headquarters, established in 2011, and follows from a strategic shift within Saab that will see a push in six key regions internationally, namely: Europe and Middle East; Nordic countries; US; Asia; Southern Africa; and India.

‘The reason we are doing this is so that we are closer to the customer,’ Tomas Samuelsson, the new president and head of market area Europe and Greater Middle East, told Shephard on 14 November. ‘Our

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Beth Stevenson


Beth Stevenson

Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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