Joachim Hammersland appointed as Head of Business Area Defence at MW Group

With an extensive both national and international experience within the defence and security industry and key strengths within leadership, commercial performance and customer relations, Hammersland joins as Head of Business Area Defence in August of 2022. 

Hammerslands experience is both international and focused on growth, innovation, engagement, sustainability and strategic advice. All key factors as the new Chef Defence at MW Group. Hammersland joins as a key hire in MW Groups wider strategy of accelerating growth in the organization. 

Most recently, Joachim served as Vice President & Strategic Advisor to Deputy CEO at Saab. From driving major change initiatives and business development with full P&L responsibilities to leading the departments D&I initiatives, Hammersland was acknowledged as a member of Saab Top 150 Management Team. 

Hammersland joins to strengthen MW Group cross all Nordic markets, implementing his knowledge and contribute with his mindset in the entrepreneurial, fast moving organisation and industry. He joins with the conviction that deals and partnerships within the Defence business unit demands a long-term mindset and endurance, and will make sure both existing and new clients of MW Group will have the best-in-class, efficient solution and a trusted partner.  

MW Groups mission to serve a strong society attracted Hammersland: 

It was MW Groups vision of creating a safer society in combination with a very passionate owner. I see huge potential in this particular area with Sweden’s entry into NATO and the increased investments in the industry. I also think that Sweden needs a young, fast-growing, hungry and agile defence company, like MW Group. I look forward to bring my knowledge to continue the growth, comments Hammersland. 

Hammersland holds not only the experience and proven success in his resume, but also a rare readiness, a goal oriented mindset and his leadership is based on being ready to walk the walk. That’s inspiring in general, but also how we wish for MW Group leaders to act. We are really excited to welcome Joachim to the team, comments Mikael Karlsson, CEO MW Group. 


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Sebastian Stecki

Chief Marketing & Communications Officer

E: sebastian.stecki@mw.group

M: +46 739 584 086


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