Rune Magnusson joins Höganäs AB as President Business Area Industrial

Rune Magnusson, today at Atlas Copco Construction Tools Division, assumes a new position as President Business Area Industrial at Höganäs AB.

“I am pleased that Rune has accepted to join Höganäs,” says Melker Jernberg, CEO at Höganäs AB. “Rune has the right experience and competence to take on the challenge of building Höganäs’ brand and expand our market shares in industrial applications.”

Rune Magnusson has been employed by Atlas Copco since 2006, currently as Vice President Marketing for Light Construction Equipment at the Construction Tools Division. Prior to that he held two other senior positions within Atlas Copco.

Höganäs AB reorganized its business into three global business areas at the beginning of 2017: Automotive, Industrial and Environmental. At the same time operations were structured in a global organization.

“The purpose of the reorganization is to better allocate and focus our resources on our customers’ needs and to develop sustainable products and solutions for the future,” says Melker Jernberg.

Rune Magnusson assumes his position at Höganäs 1 July, 2017. Hans Söderhjelm, Senior Vice President R&D, carries interim responsibility for Business Area Industrial.

For further information, please contact:

Ulrika Rask-Lindholm, Vice President Communications
Phone: +46 42 33 80 00 Mobile: +46 768 40 84 55
Email: ulrika.rask-lindholm@hoganas.com

About Höganäs AB

Höganäs is the world leader on the market for iron and metal powders with a yearly capacity of 500,000 tons. Together with its customers, Höganäs develops tomorrow’s solutions for automotive components, brazing, electrical motors, additive manufacturing and water treatment. The turnover for 2016 was 7.3 BSEK. Höganäs, which was founded in 1797, is owned by Lindéngruppen and Wallenberg owned FAM.

www.hoganas.com

Ulrika Rask-Lindholm, Vice President Communications
Phone: +46 42 33 80 00 Mobile: +46 768 40 84 55
Email: ulrika.rask-lindholm@hoganas.com

About Höganäs AB

Höganäs is the world leader on the market for iron and metal powders with a yearly capacity of 500,000 tons. Together with its customers, Höganäs develops tomorrow’s solutions for automotive components, brazing, electrical motors, additive manufacturing and water treatment. The turnover for 2016 was 7.3 BSEK. Höganäs, which was founded in 1797, is owned by Lindéngruppen and Wallenberg owned FAM.

www.hoganas.com

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Höganäs is the world leader on the market for iron and metal powders with a yearly capacity of 500,000 tons. Together with its customers, Höganäs develops tomorrow’s solutions for automotive components, brazing, electrical motors, additive manufacturing and water treatment. The turnover for 2016 was 7.3 BSEK. Höganäs, which was founded in 1797, is owned by Lindéngruppen and Wallenberg owned FAM.
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“Rune has the right experience and competence to take on the challenge of building Höganäs’ brand and expand our market shares in industrial applications.”
Melker Jernberg, CEO Höganäs AB