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New president and CEO at Sandvik

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1 Sep 2015

The Board of Sandvik appoints Björn Rosengren as President and CEO.

The Board of Sandvik and Olof Faxander, President and CEO, has agreed that Olof Faxander has left his current position and the company.

Björn Rosengren, currently President and CEO of Wärtsilä Corporation, will succeed Olof Faxander as of 1 November 2015.

Olof Faxander has been the President and CEO of Sandvik since 2011.

Björn Rosengren is 56 years and is currently the President and CEO of Wärtsilä Corporation, since September 2011. Prior to that he held several management positions at Atlas Copco, in total for about 13 years, in addition he has a strong background from other industrial companies (Nordhydraulic, Nordwin AB, ESAB Group).

Mats Backman, Executive Vice President and CFO, will be acting President and CEO in the interim period until Björn Rosengren starts his new position at Sandvik.

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