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FLSmidth appoints new Chief Digital Officer

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In an effort to accelerate its digitalisation process, FLSmidth has appointed Mikael Lindholm its new Chief Digital Officer.

Mikael Lindholm has worked at the forefront of digitalisation in the industry,, most recently in a position as Vice President, Internet of Things Asia with Telenor. His previous experience includes first-hand strategic and operational experience from both the service industry and traditional manufacturing.

"I am very pleased that Mikael Lindholm has accepted the invitation to join our Group Executive Management as Chief Digital Officer," said said Group CEO Thomas Schulz. "He has extensive experience in digitalisation and in creating new business opportunities. He will play a key role in driving our digital agenda and in strengthening our digital solutions for the benefit of our customers in the cement and mining industries."

Mikael's extensive experience in creating, planning, implementing, and integrating strategic direction gives him the right tools to develop and implement FLSmidth's overall digital strategic plan.

"Digitalisation is a game changer for all industries, enabling new opportunities previously not possible as well as disrupting the normal," said Mikael Lindholm. "Setting the strategy together with FLSmidth's digital experts and transforming the business together with all of FLSmidth's employees is a fantastic, motivating role that I am very excited to be leading,"


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