Today we want to introduce Hans, our Chairman and solid rock of SACC-San Diego. Hans has been on the Board for four years and has during that time served as President of our organization.
Hans has a Masters in Geological Engineering from Colorado School of Mines. During the years 1981-1985 Hans worked as a geologist including 2 years in the North Sea for Norsk Hydro. From 1985 to 1996 he worked in various marketing manager jobs at Atlas Copco, Mining and Construction including 2 years in Seattle. From 2003 to 2014 Hans was President of Grolls/Björnkläder in Sweden, where he managed to successfully build the company from 9 stores to 49, with stores in four countries and an increase in sales from 300 MSEK to 1000 MSEK in those 12 years. Amazing and inspiring work!
-What's your favorite thing about living and working in San Diego?
My favorite thing to do in San Diego is golfing and hiking,and some skiing in the winter. San Diego has the best climate in all of the US. Also working with SACC is a great pleasure!
-Best Swedish candy/ meal/ sommarställe?
My favorite Swedish candy is Turkish peber (really strong salt licorice)
My favorite meal is Sechuan beef at PF Changs or anything REAL spicy.
My favorite place in Sweden is Bohuslän with the fantastic archipelago
Thank you for all your hard work Hans, we really appreciate you!