the DN has sought Annika Strandhäll for an interview about why it took such a time to appoint Ann-Marie Beglers successor and how she looks at the criticism that is raised about how it will affect the long-term work on both the Insurance agency and the Swedish social insurance Inspectorate. Social security has in place for an interview chosen to respond in a written comment via his press secretary.
on average take nine months to appoint a director-general, and the work has been delayed further due to the prolonged formation of the government with a transitional government, according to the Strandhäll, not able to take decision in the matter.
”anyone who has been inside a recruiting know that when work stops for so long, it is possible not only to pick up where you left off. Some parts need to be picked up again,” writes Strandhäll.
Catarina Eklundh Ahlgren, deputy director-general of the Inspection of the social security system, is critical to her authority still does not have a regular top manager despite the fact that it is in a sensitive stage where the authority in practice to be built up again after the move to Gothenburg.
on the question of how she looks on to the two authorities ' activities in the long term suffer from that no new directors have been appointed, but writes that she is safe in that the acting director-general leads the authorities in a competent manner.
”in Addition, the social Insurance, a board of directors and a director general, and both authorities have well-functioning management teams.”
”It will be done as soon as possible.”
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