Åke Roos – new General Manager for Boliden Rönnskär

Åke Roos has been appointed General Manager for Boliden Rönnskär, succeeding Roger Sundqvist who has decided to leave Boliden. Åke Roos will take up his position on 2nd September, 2013.

Åke has extensive experience from the metal business. He joins Boliden from Sandvik where he has held different positions between 1988 and 2013, most recently as Vice President of Sandvik Rock Tools. He has also been Vice President of Sandvik Mining and Construction as well as Global Research and Development Manager.

Åke holds a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Luleå University of Technology and a Technology Licentiate from Uppsala University. He will take up his new position on 2nd September and will report to Kerstin Konradsson, President Boliden Smelters.

“I welcome Åke to Boliden. Our business is in for many challenges and I look forward to adding his experience not only to Rönnskär but also to the Smelters management team,” Kerstin Konradsson says.

Roger Sundqvist has been with Boliden for over 35 years and has held several different posts. For the last eleven years he has been General Manager for Rönnskär. He has played a vital role in the development of present-day Rönnskär and in making Boliden a world-leader in e-scrap recycling. Boliden’s Management would like to take this opportunity to thank Roger for his valuable contributions during his time at Boliden and wish him all the best in the future.

      
For further information, please contact:

Marcela Sylvander, Director Group Communications, Boliden AB
Tel: +46 8 610 1559, +46 733 244 551
       

Boliden is a metals company with a commitment to sustainable development. Our roots are Nordic, but our business is global. The company’s core competence is within the fields of exploration, mining, smelting and metals recycling. Boliden has a total of approximately 4,800 employees and an annual turnover of approximately SEK 40 billion. Its shares is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, segment Large Cap.  www.boliden.com

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Boliden is a metals company with a commitment to sustainable development. Our roots are Nordic, but our business is global. The company’s core competence is within the fields of exploration, mining, smelting and metals recycling. Boliden has approximately 5,500 employees and a turnover of SEK 40 billion. Its share is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, segment Large Cap. www.boliden.com

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