MilDef continues to attract key leaders

In support of the company’s ambitions to accelerate growth on international markets, Ola Alfredsson joins MilDef in the new position Vice President Strategic Projects. Ola has recently returned from the US and a role as Embassy Counselor in Washington DC.  Prior to this, he has a solid track record working in the defense and security industry, both nationally and internationally. Among other prestigious industry positions, Ola has been Head of Sales & Marketing and CEO for Kockums AB.

“After some exciting years at the Swedish embassy in Washington, it’s very stimulating to once again engage in strategic management within the defense and security industry. To work with great people in a dynamic and multinational company, delivering cutting edge defense and security technology, is an environment I really like. MilDef develops highly relevant solutions to meet the technical challenges of tomorrow. With the company investing in growth, not least on the US market, I am really looking forward to contribute on that journey”, says Ola Alfredsson.

With his unique background and extensive network, Ola brings a new strategic dimension to MilDef”, says Björn Karlsson, CEO. “We have a sharp technological edge that fuels our international expansion, but that won’t be enough in the future. Other capabilities must increasingly be upgraded to match market-specific demands, and especially USA offers that great mix of business potential and challenges. Ola has the perfect background to bridge our transatlantic challenges as well as supporting MilDef in other strategic initiatives, both domestic and international.”

MilDef has developed and manufactured rugged electronics for over 20 years, serving the global defence market with world-leading customized solutions. MilDef designs combat proven IT products and systems to perform in the toughest conditions.

For more information, contact:
Björn Karlsson, CEO (
Ola Alfredsson, Vice President Strategic Projects (