The King awards medals

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Director Kenneth Bengtsson receives H.M. The King's Medal in 12th size with a bright blue ribbon. Photo: Leif R Jansson/Scanpix

On Wednesday 12 June, The King awarded medals in Queen Lovisa Ulrika's Dining Hall at the Royal Palace of Stockholm.

H.M. THE KING'S MEDAL


12th size with the ribbon of the Order of the Seraphim


National Auditor Gudrun Antemar
For significant contributions within Swedish administration and society.
 
Former Minister Leif Pagrotsky
For many years of outstanding political achievement.
 
Former Director-General Olle Wästberg
For valuable contributions within Swedish social life.

12th size with a bright blue ribbon


Director Kenneth Bengtsson
For valuable contributions within Swedish industry.
 
Judge of Appeal Lars Friedner
For significant contributions within Swedish ecclesiastical service.
 
Opera singer Barbara Hendricks
For outstanding contributions as a singer.
 
Director Arne Karlsson
For significant contributions within Sweden's business sector.
 
Former Chief Rabbi Morton Narrowe
For outstanding contributions to the Jewish community in Sweden.
 

8th size with the ribbon of the Order of the Seraphim


Director Richard Bergfors
For valuable contributions within Swedish industry.
 
Director Sasja Beslik
For outstanding contributions within Swedish environmental and sustainability theory.
 
Professor Gunn Johansson
For significant scholarly contributions within industrial psychology.
 
Professor Emeritus Sven Kullander
For valuable contributions within Swedish academia.
 
Director Laurent Leksell
For outstanding contributions within Swedish industry.
 
Associate Professor Ragnar Olegård
For meritorious services in connection with Queen Silvia's Jubilee Fund for Research on Children and Children's Disabilities.

THE LITTERIS ET ARTIBUS MEDAL


Director Karl Dunér
For outstanding artistic contributions as a director.
 
Court Singer Karl-Magnus Fredriksson
For outstanding artistic contributions as an opera singer.
 
Musician Gunnar Idenstam
For outstanding artistic contributions as a musician.
 
Actor Jonas Karlsson
For outstanding artistic contributions as an actor.
 
Opera singer Olle Persson
For outstanding artistic contributions as an opera singer.
 
Actor Christina Schollin
For outstanding artistic contributions as an actor.
   

H.M. THE KING'S MEDAL


8th size with a bright blue ribbon


Agronomist Åsa Domeij
For valuable contributions to Swedish society and Swedish ecology.
 
Artist Karl Dyall
For outstanding contributions as a singer and dancer.
 
Former county custodian of antiquities Ulf Löfwall
For valuable contributions as a county custodian of antiquities.
 
Director Stefan Martinsson
For significant humanitarian work as a seamen's chaplain.
 
Psychologist Lena Posner-Körösi
For outstanding contributions to the Jewish community in Sweden.
 
Former Detective Inspector Bo Thorstenson
For valuable contributions as a mentor for vulnerable young people.
 
Director Rolf Westerström
For significant contributions to Swedish coastal rescue.