CEO – Saab, UAE
ANNA-KARIN ROSÉN is the CEO of Saab in the UAE, including Saab’s development and production entity Saab Ltd as well as the Joint Venture Saab Middle East LLC. Anna moved to Abu Dhabi in October 2017 for the position of Offset Program Director UAE.
Before starting her Saab career in 1999, Anna worked briefly as a civilian in the Swedish Air Force and spent four years in Washington DC as a diplomat. She then worked for 12 years in the Aeronautics’ development and engineering departments, specializing in System Safety & Reliability for fighter aircraft. In 2011, Anna moved with her family to Bangkok where she held the position of Country Manager Thailand for Saab Aeronautics. This was followed in 2014 with a Marketing & Sales position as Head of Gripen for Market Area Middle East & Africa, based in Pretoria, South Africa.
Anna has attained university degrees in Mechanical Engineering (MSc), Business Administration (BSc) and HTO (BSc; Human, Technology, Organisation). She is married to Hans and they have three daughters.