Knut och Alice Wallenbergs Stiftelse

Peter Wallenberg 1926-2015

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Dr. Peter Wallenberg
Econ.Dr h.c., Techn.Dr h.c., Dr of Humane Letters h.c., Dr of Laws h.c. and Dr of Medicine h.c.

Born May 29, 1926
1953 Bachelor of Laws at the University of Stockholm
1953 Employed at Atlas Copco AB
1956-1959 Employed at Atlas Copco Inc., USA
1959-1962 Atlas Copco’s subsidiary in Rhodesia, Managing Director 
1960-1962 Atlas Copco’s subsidiary in Congo, Managing Director 
1962-1967 Atlas Copco (Great Britain) Ltd. Executive Vice Chairman, Atlas Copco (Manufacturing) Ltd., Hemel Hempstead, England, Vice Chairman and Managing Director
1968-1970 Atlas Copco MCT AB, the product company for mining and construction technique within the Atlas Copco Group, Managing Director 
1969-2015 Investor AB, Vice Chairman from 1978, Chairman from 1982, (Honorary Chairman from 1997)
1970-1974 Atlas Copco AB, Deputy Managing Director 
1974-2015 Atlas Copco AB, Chairman of the Board (Honorary Chairman 1996)  
1974-1980 Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken, Industrial Adviser 
1980-1984 Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken, Vice Chairman of the Board 
1984-1996 Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken, First Vice Chairman of the Board 
1974-1996 ASEA AB, Chairman of the Board from 1991
1988-1996 ABB Ltd, Chairman of the Board from 1991
1974-1992 AB Electrolux, Vice Chairman of the Board from 1978
1972-1996 Telefon AB LM Ericsson, Vice Chairman of the Board from 1976
1974-1992 AB Incentive
1973-1992 SAS
1973-1992 SILA
1972-1983 Skandia
1974-1982 Saab-Scania AB, Vice Chairman from 1980
1972-1992 AB SKF, Vice Chairman 1977-79 and 1986-91, Chairman 1980-1985
1974-1998 STORA, Chairman from 1985 (Honorary Chairman 1992-1998)
1975-1996 Federation of Swedish Industries, Chairman 1987-1989 (Honorary Member from 1996)
1977-1982 Swedish Match, Vice Chairman from 1979
1979-2015 Swedish Tennis Federation (Honorary Chairman from 1983)
1971-2015 The Knut & Alice Wallenberg Foundation, Chairman from 1982 (Honorary Chairman from 2015)

Dr. Wallenberg is Honorary President of the International Chamber of Commerce, ICC (Paris).

1984 Honorary doctor’s degree from Stockholm School of Economics
1997 Honorary doctor’s degree from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm
2001 Honorary doctor’s degree from Uppsala University
2008 Honorary doctor’s degree (law) from Stockholm University
2010 Honorary doctor’s degree (medicine) from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm
1985 Honorary doctor’s degree from Augustana College, Illinois
1989 Honorary doctor’s degree from Upsala College, New Jersey
1990 Honorary doctor’s degree from Georgetown University, Washington DC
1996 the title of Doctor Honoris Cuasa of the Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine, France  
1998 Honorary doctor’s degree (law) from Gustavus Adolphus College, Minnesota
2009 Honorary doctor’s degree (commerce) from Stellenbosch University, South Africa
2010 Honorary doctor’s degree (Humanities) from Villanova University, Pennsylvania 

The Seraphime Medal (2000), Sweden
The King´s Medal 12th Class (1983), Sweden
The Order of Vasa (1974), Sweden
Commander, First Class, of the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit (1992)
Grand-Croix de l’Ordre du Lion de Finlande (1995), Finland
Grand Cross of the Ordem do Merito Agricola e Industrial (1990), Portugal
Grand Cross of the Order of Gregorius the Great (1991), The Holy See
Das Grosse Bundesverdienstkreuz mit Stern (1992), Germany
Grand Officer of the Order of the Cruzeiro do Sul (1998), Brazil
Orden de Isabel la Católica, Encomienda de Numero (1979), Spain
Honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE) (1989)
Grande Ufficiale, Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana (1995), Italy
Commandeur de l’Ordre de Leopold (1989), Belgium
l’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur, Commandeur (1987), France
Three Stars Order (2001), Latvia