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Universum Appoints Fredrik Svesse as Chief People Officer

By Universum on 15/09/2023

Stockholm, Sweden, September 15th, 2023.

Universum is thrilled to announce the appointment of Fredrik Svesse as the company’s Chief People Officer. Bringing a wide range of expertise and leadership, Fredrik will be assuming this role and joining the Universum Management team on September 11th, 2023. 

Yusuf Azoz, CEO of Universum, had this to say about the selection of Fredrik: “I am pleased to welcome Fredrik Svesse as the new Chief People Officer of Universum. Fredrik’s robust experience, leadership qualities, and proven track record in driving organizational development and fostering a positive workplace culture make him an invaluable addition to our team”. 

Fredrik comes to Universum from Red Bull. In his previous role, he was Regional Head of HR. Throughout his career, Fredrik has taken managerial roles in HR at Teleperformance, Hi3G Access before joining Red Bull. He has also studied Human Resources at Uppsala University. His wide-ranging experience will contribute significantly to the company’s growth and development. 

Universum Appoints Fredrik Svesse as Chief People Officer

Fredrik also shared his thoughts about joining Universum, saying “I am very excited to join Universum, a well-known, respected, and trusted partner to so many companies worldwide. As the fight to attract top talent only gets tougher, the knowledge and expertise of Universum will be crucial for all businesses to stay on top. I look forward to leading an already successful HR department, guiding new strategies and initiatives that truly showcase what we are all about – Employer Branding” 

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