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Amrop Names Svein Ruud to Lead Global Board Services Practice


Svein Ruud has been named Practice Leader for Amrop’s global Board Services Practice. Svein is Managing Partner in Amrop’s Stockholm Office and a member of Amrop’s global Executive Board. Having joined the Executive Search business in 1986, Svein has built expertise across various businesses and sectors. During the last decade he has worked extensively advising clients on CEO, Group Management and Non-Executive Board Director functions.

Amrop works with clients to assure the design and implementation of diverse, forward looking and connected boards, acting as Trusted Advisor to the Executive, Supervisory and Advisory Boards of dynamic organizations all over the world, across a spectrum of industries. Composed of Amrop Executive Board Members and Managing Partners, Amrop's Board Practice works along three interconnected lines:

  1. Appointments (Chairs, Independent Directors, Advisory Boards, Committees)
  2. Board Evaluation
  3. Board Effectiveness Advisory

José Leyún, Amrop CEO, said, “Amrop’s Board Services Practice is composed of some of our most senior consultants, who are able to synthesize and share innovations, trends and thought leadership throughout our 57 operating markets. They act as a trusted center of excellence, both for our Member Firms and our clients. Svein’s focused consulting background and his global point of view as a long-serving member of our own Executive Board make him the perfect choice to lead this practice.”

Svein Ruud said, “Today’s Boards are facing unprecedented challenges in addressing topics such as ethics, diversity, sustainability, growth and globalization, as well as digitization, governance and succession planning. In this demanding context, Amrop’s Board Practice plays an important role supporting clients in the design and implementation of effective Boards. Our multicultural Board Services team is committed to adding value to our clients’ vision through strategic advice on Board and Governance matters.”

Amrop’s Board Services Practice Core Team includes:

Read more about Amrop’s Board Services Practice here.

About Amrop

Amrop advises the world’s most dynamic, agile organizations on identifying and positioning Leaders For What’s Next - adept at working across borders, in markets around the world. With 83 offices in 57 countries, Amrop is one of the world’s largest retained executive search partnerships.