New President and CEO to be recruited for BE Group
Lars Bergström leaves his position as President and Chief Executive Officer of
BE Group for a corresponding position in another company. Lars Bergström’s leave will be effective as from year-end.
“Lars Bergström has in a commendable way driven the development of the company during his time as CEO”, says Chairman Carl-Erik Ridderstråle.
A recruitment process for the appointment of a new president and CEO is ongoing and is expected to be finalized during November.
The Board of Directors of BE Group
Questions may be directed to: Carl-Erik Ridderstråle, Chairman of the Board +46 (0)705 22 07 56
BE Group, listed on the Nasdaq OMX Stockholm since November 2006, is one of the leading trading and service companies for steel and other metals in Europe. The Group has about 10,000 customers, primarily in the construction and engineering industries. BE Group provides various forms of service for steel, stainless steel and aluminium applications. In 2009, the company reported sales totaling SEK 4.3 billion. BE Group has slightly less than 900 employees in nine countries in northern Europe, where Sweden and Finland are its largest markets. The head office is located in Malmö, Sweden. Read more about BE Group at www.begroup.com