New Director of Corporate Communications & Investor Relations of Opus
Opus has hired Helene Carlson as new Director of Corporate Communications & Investor Relations. Helene will be a part of the Group Management Team and starts her position at Opus today.
Helene Carlson has extensive experience in communications, brand development and marketing. Helene most recently comes from the position as Head of Global Marketing & Communications at XVIVO Perfusion AB. Before that she worked at Mölnlycke where she held positions as Global Marketing & Communications Director and Corporate Communications Director.
“We are very excited to recruit Helene Carlson in our group. She has long and important experience in communications, brand development and marketing that will be a great asset for us as we continue on our 5-year growth plan”, says Lothar Geilen, CEO of Opus.
Gothenburg, August 16, 2017
Opus Group AB (publ)
For additional information, please contact:
Lothar Geilen, CEO
Tel: +46 31 748 34 00
Phone: +46 765 25 84 93
Opus is a technology driven growth company in the vehicle inspection and vehicle services markets. The company has a strong focus on customer service and innovative technology within emission and safety testing and vehicle services. The Group had approximately SEK 1.7 billion in revenues in 2016 with strong operating cash flow and good operating profitability. Opus’ plan is to double its revenues to reach USD 400 million in revenues and USD 100 million in EBITDA by 2021. The main growth is estimated to come from the expansion of the vehicle communication and services business and the international expansion of the vehicle inspection business with a primary focus on the Latin American and Asian markets. With approximately 2,000 employees, Opus is headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden. Opus has 30 regional offices of which 20 are located in the United States and the others in Stockholm, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Australia, Germany (dormant), Mexico and Pakistan. Opus has production facilities in the U.S. in Hartford, Ann Arbor and Tucson. The Opus share is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.