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Alimak Group appoints new CTO

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Alimak Group has appointed Charlotte Brogren as its Chief Technology Officer (CTO). She will start in her new position during October 2017.

Charlotte Brogren is currently Director General VINNOVA, The Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems. Before joining VINNOVA, she spent 15 years with ABB in various management positions within research and development, most recently as Technology Manager for ABB’s Robotics Division. She has a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Lund, holds several board positions, and is a member of the Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences.

Charlotte Brogren will be part of Alimak Group Management Team, with responsibility for technology, innovation and product management within the Group. She will succeed Frank Klessens in the Group Management. Frank Klessens will continue in his capacity as Head of Product Management for the Alimak Hek brand.

“We are very pleased to welcome Charlotte Brogren to Alimak Group. Charlotte has a broad, in-depth industrial experience within technology and innovation, and she will be of great benefit to Alimak Group. We are moving towards being more of an engineering company, where the combination of safety, mechanical design, automation and digitalisation are key enablers for fulfilling our customer needs in the future. Charlotte´s knowledge and experience within these areas will be important for the Group moving forward”, says CEO, Tormod Gunleiksrud.

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