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Savback names Bergman as Commercial Director

September 15, 2022  By Helicopters Staff

Fredrik Bergman becomes Commercial Director for Savback Helicopters, effective immediately. He will lead public sector customer liaison and sales in the Nordics for the company’s expanded portfolio of aircraft, including drones and eVTOLs. Bergman also provide support to the Savback team on wider commercial sales opportunities.

A newly retired Brigadier General, Bergman has served as advisor to Savback since 2021. He provided more than 35 years of service in the Swedish Air Force, as a trained fighter pilot with over 2,000 hours of fighter jet experience. He undertook his pilot training at the Air Force Flying Training School in Ljungbyhed, followed by the Air Force War Academy in Uppsala, graduating from the Swedish Defence College’s Advanced Command Course in 2003, gaining a Master’s degree in Military Operational Art and Science from the Air University in the United States.

Bergman served as Squadron Commander for two different Fighter Squadrons and as Head of Air Force Staff Training and Development at the Swedish Armed Forces Headquarters. In 2011, he was appointed Commanding Officer for the Swedish unit FL 02 during the international military operation ‘Unified Protector’ over Libya.

Returning to Sweden, Bergman became Commanding Officer of the Norrbotten Wing, F 21 in Luleå. In January 2015, he led the Swedish Armed Forces’ long-term change and development work. He has also served as Chief of Staff and Deputy Head of the Swedish Armed Forces Communications Department. His final assignment was as Head of Test & Evaluation at Swedish Defence Material Administration, FMV, prior to retirement from military service this month.



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