Elekta announces reorganization and changes in its Executive Management team

STOCKHOLM, June 2, 2015 – Elekta today announced a reorganization of the Company to adapt to current market conditions and improve growth, profitability and efficiency, as well as changes in its Executive Management team. The new organization will be effective as of July 7, 2015.

All global sales, marketing, service and customer support activities will be brought together under Ian Alexander as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). The new commercial organization will improve customer service and support activities as well as strengthen Elekta’s global reach and brand.

All products and solutions will be managed under Chief Operating Officer (COO), Johan Sedihn, with responsibility for the competitiveness of products and solutions, for research and development, manufacturing and supply chain management, as well as for improving effectiveness and cost efficiency in our operations.

During Elekta’s Capital Markets Day on June 11 in Stockholm, management will comment in more detail on the reorganization plan and its objectives.

Per July 7, 2015, Elekta’s Executive Management team will consist of:

  • Tomas Puusepp, President and CEO
  • Håkan Bergström, CFO
  • Ian Alexander, CCO, responsible for global sales, service, marketing and support
  • Johan Sedihn, COO, responsible for products and solutions
  • Bill Yaeger, EVP Region North America
  • Todd Powell, EVP Comprehensive Oncology Solutions, responsible for both Oncology and Software
  • John Lapre, EVP Research and Innovation
  • Maurits Wolleswinkel, EVP Marketing and Strategy
  • Jonas Bolander, will join Executive Management as EVP Legal and Compliance
  • Valerie Binner, will join Elekta and Executive Management on August 1, 2015 as EVP Human Resources.

Gilbert Wai, EVP Asia Pacific and Jay Hoey, EVP North America, have resigned as members of the Executive Management team. Jay Hoey will assume a new position as head of External Relations for Elekta.

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For further information, please contact:
Gert van Santen, Group Vice President Corporate Communications, Elekta AB
Tel: +31 653 561 242, e-mail: gert.vansanten@elekta.com
Time zone: CET: Central European Time

Johan Andersson, Director, Investor Relations, Elekta AB
Tel: +46 702 100 451, e-mail: johan.andersson@elekta.com
Time zone: CET: Central European Time

The above information is such that Elekta AB (publ) shall make public in accordance with the Securities Market Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was published at 07:30 CET on June 2, 2015.

About Elekta
Elekta is a human care company pioneering significant innovations and clinical solutions for treating cancer and brain disorders. The company develops sophisticated, state-of-the-art tools and treatment planning systems for radiation therapy, radiosurgery and brachytherapy, as well as workflow enhancing software systems across the spectrum of cancer care. Stretching the boundaries of science and technology, providing intelligent and resource-efficient solutions that offer confidence to both health care providers and patients, Elekta aims to improve, prolong and even save patient lives.

Today, Elekta solutions in oncology and neurosurgery are used in over 6,000 hospitals worldwide. Elekta employs around 3,800 employees globally. The corporate headquarters is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and the company is listed on NASDAQ Stockholm. Website: www.elekta.com.

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Elekta is proud to be the leading innovator of equipment and software used to improve, prolong and save the lives of people with cancer and brain disorders. Our advanced, effective solutions are created in collaboration with customers, and more than 6,000 hospitals worldwide rely on Elekta technology. Our treatment solutions and oncology informatics portfolios are designed to enhance the delivery of radiation therapy, radiosurgery and brachytherapy, and to drive cost efficiency in clinical workflows. Elekta employs 3,600 people around the world. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, Elekta is listed on NASDAQ Stockholm. www.elekta.com

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