Mats Palmberg, currently Head of Saab’s Gripen India Campaign and Vice President of Industrial Partnerships at Saab, will be the new Chairman and Managing Director of Saab India Technologies Pvt Ltd (SITPL). He will take over from Ola Rignell on May 1, 2022.
Mats’ appointment as Saab’s Head of Country Unit India further reinforces Saab’s long-term commitment to India. Mats already has many years of experience working across the Indian defence and aerospace industry at all levels. As the leader of Saab’s Gripen campaign in India he has been a strong advocate for Saab’s commitment to ‘Make in India’ and Atmanirbhar Bharat. Since joining Saab in 1984 Mats has held senior management positions in marketing, strategy and industrial cooperation during his long career working with commercial and defence programmes in the aeronatics sector.