Producer and SACC-LA President Gudrun Giddings Film and TV producer Gudrun Giddings has been an active member of the Swedish community in Southern California for many years. In 2010, she became a SACC-LA board member and then in 2012, took on the role of President and Chair. Since then, she has worked […]

Interview with Max Knagge, General Manager for SAS Americas

ON SAS’ RECENT EXPANSION AND MOVING TO THE US AS SCANDINAVIAN MANAGER Max Knagge, General Manager for SAS Americas eCurrents had the opportunity to interview Max Knagge, General Manager for SAS Americas at the SAS in DC event at the House of Sweden on March 29th.  Max has been with SAS for […]

Interview with Caroline Reber

TRAINEE SUCCESS STORY  Caroline Reber, former SACC trainee, Google strategist, and author Originally from southern Sweden, Caroline began a six-month internship in Atlanta in September 2013 after finishing her studies at Stockholm School of Economics. In a recent interview with eCurrents, she explained how important the experience was for her.  In […]

Interview with Michael Andersson, President and CEO of Saab North America Inc.

ON SAAB’S GROWTH IN THE US, OPPORTUNITIES, AND SWEDISH-AMERICAN SYNERGIES IN THE DEFENSE INDUSTRY   eCurrents recently had the opportunity to speak with Michael Andersson, President and CEO of Saab North America Inc.   According to Michael, Saab’s increasing success in the U.S. can be traced back to the decision in […]


Leader in green technology and Nordic cooperation   Hans Janzon took over as president of SACC-San Diego in February 2016 after 30 year of international business experience including 12 years as the CEO of Grolls.  Since joining SACC-San Diego Hans has promoted close cooperation with the Finnish American Chamber of […]

Interview with John Atanasio, CEO Alfa Laval Inc.

ALFA LAVAL INC. CEO JOHN ATANASIO ON BUSINESS IN SWEDEN AND THE U.S. eCurrents recently had the opportunity to speak with John Atanasio, CEO of Alfa Laval Inc. John has been with Alfa Laval since 1982 and has served as CEO since January 2011. With more than 130 years of […]


NEW DIRECTOR IN THE NATION’S CAPITAL This past November, Ylva Freihofer joined SACC-DC as its new executive director.  Ylva is excited to take over the leadership role in Washington. and brings with her extensive experience, having spent over five years in various leadership positions in the Swiss-Indian Chamber of Commerce. […]

Insights from The President and Ceo of Securitas

Alf Göransson, President and CEO of Securitas, employs around 108 000 in the U.S. which make them the biggest Swedish employer in the U.S. Watch EFN’s interview with Göransson from our event Executive Forum.