Johan Hjärne appointed CEO of Quintus Technologies

July 2, 2024

Johan Hjärne has been appointed CEO of Quintus Technologies (Courtesy Quintus Technologies)
Johan Hjärne has been appointed CEO of Quintus Technologies (Courtesy Quintus Technologies)

Quintus Technologies, headquartered in Västerås, Sweden, has appointed Johan Hjärne as its new CEO, effective July 1, 2024. Hjärne succeeds Jan Söderström, who leaves the position after twelve years.

Johan Hjärne joined Quintus in 2011 and has been responsible for Quintus’ aftermarket business and a member of the management team since 2021. Hjärne holds a PhD from Chalmers Technical University, Göteborg, Sweden. Prior to his current role he had multiple leading positions, including Head of Sales for Quintus Technologies in USA between 2017 and 2021.

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“We are very pleased that Johan Hjärne will take on the position as CEO of Quintus Technologies,” stated Söderström. “Johan is a highly appreciated leader with a solid industrial track record of developing organisations and businesses. In addition, his competence in advanced technologies and experience from market-oriented product development will be another valuable asset to Quintus. Johan definitely has the capabilities to ensure Quintus’s future growth.”

Commenting on his appointment, Hjärne added, “I really look forward to continuing the development of Quintus. I am convinced that such a technologically advanced company, recognised for its very competent employees, has a lot of future potential.”

Quintus Technologies is the global leader in high pressure technology. The company designs, manufactures, installs, and supports high pressure systems in three main areas: densification of advanced materials; sheet metal forming; and high pressure processing for food and beverage innovation, safety, and shelf life.

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