Karl Reichelt of Skanska speaks at a Breakfast Meeting at the House of Sweden in Washington

Karl Reichelt, who is Executive Vice President at the Swedish construction giant Skanska, spoke at a breakfast meeting at the House of Sweden Karl Reichelt, who is Executive Vice President at the Swedish construction giant Skanska, spoke at a breakfast meeting at the House of Sweden

KARL REICHELT, Executive Vice President of Skanska Infrastructure Development – Americas, was the featured speaker at a breakfast meeting at the House of Sweden in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, March 17. His remarks were titled “Skanska: Investing in the Americas through Public Private Partnerships.” The event was part of “Executive Speaker Series,” arranged by the Washington chapter of the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce (SACC-DC) (www.sacc-dc.org).

MR. REICHELT stated that the company has three branches in the United States, Skanska USA Civil, Skanska USA Building and Skanska USA Commercial Property Development. The headquarters for the Americas is in Alexandria, Virginia. Additionally there are offices in Buenos Aires, Santiago and Sao Paulo. Skanska has operations in Sweden, Eastern Europe, United Kingdom, The United States and Latin America. “Presently we are looking in Asia for opportunities,” said Reichelt.

THE SWEDISH construction giant Skanska was founded 125 years ago and is headquartered in Stockholm. It has 52,000 employees and is among the world’s largest development and construction groups with offices in 12 markets worldwide. Its revenue in 2010 was $17 billion.

Bradley J. Olson, Chairman of SACC-DC thanks Karl Reichelt after the speech. Bradley J. Olson, Chairman of SACC-DC thanks Karl Reichelt after the speech.

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