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New director of human resources at LiU

Pia Rundgren has been appointed as new director of human resources at Linköping University.

pia rundgren“It’s going to be exciting and great fun. Linköping University is such an important part of society. This is true both for research and development and for providing high-quality education for students,” says Pia Rundgren.

She is currently head of human resources in the Aeronautics business area at Saab, which employs around 3,000 people. Pia Rundgren’s Human Resources Division there employs 20 people. She has held various roles within human resources in the Saab Group since 2000.

She took the Human Resource Management and Work Sciences Programme at Linköping University at the end of the 1990s and has subsequently taken several management training courses.

“Of course I’ve got loads of thoughts and ideas, but first I want to get started at the university, listening and learning,” says Pia Rundgren.

University Director Kent Waltersson is happy about Pia’s appointment.

“The university is facing major challenges. In competition with many others, we must recruit high-quality employees, and we must manage the necessary processes of change in the organisation. Pia Rundgren has huge experience from a large knowledge-based organisation, and will contribute both strategic and operational expertise.”

Pia Rundgren comes to Linköping University on 20 March and will work together with the current director of human resources Randi Hellgren until 1 May. She will then formally take over as director of human resources.

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