President, KA Foreign Investment Corporation, former President and Director General of Invest in Sweden Agency (ISA) and World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA), former Executive Vice President Saab-Scania AB.
Kai Hammerich (KH) started KA Foreign Investment Corporation in 2008. KH is presently a member of several Board of Directors., mainly within clean tech/energy and life sciences/health care.
KH has a background in Government, industry, international organizations, journalism, and academia.
Government 1995 – 2008:
President and Director-General of Invest in Sweden Agency (ISA), 1995 – 2008.
President of the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA), Geneva, Switzerland, 2004 – 2008.
Chaiman of the Board of the Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth (NUTEK), 2004 – 2008.
Chairman of Almi Business Partner AB (parent company of 21 regional business agencies), 2004 – 2008.
Industry 1980 – 1995:
Executive Vice President of Saab-Scania AB (automotive and aerospace), 1987 – 1995.
Director of Corporate Communications and Public Affairs of Saab-Scania AB, 1980 – 1987.
International organizations 1977 – 1980:
Deputy Director and Head of the Press and Information Department at the Council of Europe, Strasbourg, France, 1977 – 1980.
Journalism 1969 – 1977:
Correspondent of European Affairs (for Swedish business newspapers, radio and TV) in Brussels, Belgium, 1969 – 1977.
Academia 1963 – 1969:
Bachelor of Law, Stockholm, 1967.
Diplome d’Etudes Superieures Europennes, Strasbourg, France, 1968.
B.A. in Social Sciences (politics and economics), Stockholm, 1969.
Several distinctions, from Sweden and abroad, have been conferred upon KH:
“12. storleken i serafimerordens band” (higest distinction available in Sweden), 2001.
“Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur”, France, 2004.
KH is an author of political litterature.
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