Sandvik’s Board of Directors has appointed Stefan Widing as new President and CEO for Sandvik with effect no later than April 2020. Widing succeeds Björn Rosengren, who as previously announced leaves Sandvik as of February 1, 2020.
Since 2015 Widing was the executive vice president of Assa Abloy and president of HID Global Corp., a technology division within Assa Abloy. Prior to his current role he was the general manager for Assa Abloy’s Shared Technologies and before that he held various positions in Assa Abloy and SAAB Aerospace.
“We are very pleased that Stefan Widing will take on the position as president and CEO of Sandvik. Stefan is a highly appreciated leader with a solid industrial track record of developing organizations and businesses, both organically and through acquisitions. In addition, his competence in advanced technologies and experience from leading digital transformations will be another valuable asset to Sandvik. Stefan definitely has the capabilities needed to continue the decentralized way of working and to ensure Sandvik’s future development,” said Johan Molin, chairman of the Sandvik Board of Directors.