Press release | 2010-06-21 | 10:37 AM

New Heads of Media Relations at Vattenfall

​New Heads of Media Relations at Vattenfall

From 23 August, Ivo Banek will take up the position of Head of Media Relations at Vattenfall Group AB and Boo Ehlin will take over as Head of Media Relations at Vattenfall Nordic.

Ivo Banek has previously worked as Head of Communications at Vattenfall Pan-Europe and has been employed at Vattenfall since 2004, mainly with operations in Germany. He has also a background in journalism and has, among other assignments, been press secretary for the social democratic party in Hamburg.

Boo Ehlin has a solid media background in Sweden and has, among other assignments, been press officer at SEB, Nordea and the Swedish Bankers’ Association. He currently runs his own business where he mainly works with communication issues for Vinge law firm.

“I am very glad that we have succeeded in recruiting two extremely knowledgeable Heads of Media Relations. Ivo Banek is well versed in how Vattenfall operates and has a clear conception of the state of the media in Europe. Boo Ehlin has extensive media experience from Sweden and I look forward to a new start for Vattenfall’s media service and our relationship with journalists following Vattenfall,” says Elisabeth Ström, Senior Vice President and Head of Communications at Vattenfall AB.


For further information, please contact:

Maria Parent, Media Relations Mananger, telephone +46 8 739 65 50, mobile +46 76 807 65 50.


From Vattenfall’s Press Office, telephone: +46 8 739 50 10,

Vattenfall’s vision is to be a leading European energy company. Vattenfall’s main products are electricity and heat. Today, Vattenfall generates electricity, produces heat and supplies energy to several million customers in the Nordic countries and northern Europe. The major customers are industrial plants, energy companies, municipalities, property companies and housing associations. For further information, please see The media service section, including a picture archive and Vattenfall’s press releases, can be found under News & Comments.


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