Informal Thematic Debate
Climate Change as a Global Challenge

Björn Stigson

Björn Stigson has had extensive experience in international business. He began his career as financial analyst with the Swedish Kockums Group. From 1971-82 he worked for ESAB, the international supplier of equipment for welding, in different positions responsible for Finance, Operations and Marketing. In 1983 he became President and CEO of the Fläkt Group, a company listed on the Stockholm stock exchange and the world leader in environmental control technology. Following the acquisition of Fläkt by ABB, in 1991 he became Executive Vice President and a member of ABB Asea Brown Boveri’s Executive Management Group. From 1993-94 he ran his own management consultancy. 1995 he was appointed President of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) in Geneva, which is a coalition of some 190 leading international corporations.

Björn Stigson has served on the board of a variety of international companies. He is presently
Member of Board

Member of Advisory Boards/Councils