Sandvik appoints first three members of SMT Board prior to listing
November 9, 2021
Sandvik AB, Stockholm, Sweden, reports that, as previously announced, the Sandvik Board intends to formally propose the distribution and listing of its business area Sandvik Materials Technology (SMT) at a shareholders’ meeting next year, with the target to complete the listing in the second or third quarter of 2022, subject to shareholder approval. The listing is planned to be made at the Nasdaq Stockholm Exchange.
As part of this process, the Sandvik Board of Directors has appointed Andreas Nordbrandt as chairman of the board of SMT. Additionally, Claes Boustedt and Karl Åberg have been appointed as members of the SMT Board of Directors. Additional members of the SMT Board will be appointed at a later stage to fulfil any requirements and ensure a suitable board composition.
Nordbrandt holds an MSc in Mechanical Engineering and Hydraulics and is a member of the Sandvik AB Board of Directors. He has operative experience from a global industrial environment, particularly within international mining. He previously worked at Atlas Copco Group and Epiroc Group from 1995–2018, where he held several leading positions.
Boustedt has an MSc in Business and Economics and is a member of the Sandvik AB Board of Directors, as well as chairman of the Audit Committee. He has been executive vice president of LE Lundbergföretagen AB since 1997, and president of LE Lundberg Kapitalförvaltning AB since 1995. He is also a board member of Hufvudstaden AB and Förvaltnings AB Lunden.
Åberg holds an MSc in Economics and Business Administration and has been Head of Investments and Analysis at Industrivärden AB since 2017. His previous experience includes being a partner at Zeres Capital, where he was also a co-founder, and partner at Capman Public Market.