Sandvik has appointed Johan Kerstell as Executive Vice president, Head of Human Resources and member of Sandvik’s group executive management. He will start his new position on 1 June 2016.
Johan Kerstell has been with Sandvik since 2004 and currently holds the position as Vice President and Head of Human Resources at Sandvik Coromant. Prior to joining Sandvik he worked for Cap Gemini. He has a MSc in Business and Economicsfrom Uppsala University, Sweden.
“Johan combines a strong business understanding with a strategic perspective and a focus on execution. He has a broad HR experience and a great network within Sandvik. He will play an important role in the further progress of Sandvik and our efforts to secure a culture of customer focus and innovation”, says Björn Rosengren, President and CEO of Sandvik.
Johan Kerstell will succeed Anna Vikström Persson, who, as announced 18 February 2016, will leave Sandvik 1 June, 2016.
Adapted from press release by Rebecca Bowden
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