Göran Björkman appointed new President for Sandvik Materials Technology

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November 1, 2017

November 1, 2017

Sandvik has appointed Göran Björkman as President of Sandvik Materials Technology and member of the Sandvik Group Executive Management Team, effective as of 1 November 2017. Björkman succeeds Petra Einarsson who is leaving the company to join packaging specialist BillerudKorsnäs as its President and CEO.

“Göran Björkman has with his extensive experience the right capabilities to lead Sandvik Materials Technology going forward. As we all know, this business area is experiencing a challenging situation. I am convinced that Göran Björkman will add the strategic, business oriented focus that the business area now requires,” stated Sandvik’s CEO and President, Björn Rosengren.

Björkman, age 51, has been with the company since 1990 with almost twenty years at the materials technology operations. He previously held the positions of Vice President Production at Sandvik Coromant and Vice President Production Strategy, Sandvik Machining Solutions.

“I want to take the opportunity to express my gratitude to Petra Einarsson for her devoted contributions to Sandvik during almost thirty years and I wish her all the best in her new position as President and CEO for the packaging industry group BillerudKorsnäs,” added Rosengren.

www.sandvik.com

 

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