New Head of external communications at Sandvik Group

Pär Altan, presently at SCA, has been appointed Head of external communications at Sandvik AB. He will take up the position during September 2012 and report to Jan Lissåker, Executive Vice President Group Communications.

Pär is 57 years old and holds the position as Vice President Media Relations at the Stockholm head office of the hygiene and paper company SCA since more than six years. Prior to this he was information manager for Ericsson and he also has more than 20 years experience from the media, for example Dagens Industri.

“Pär will, with his competence and broad experience contribute to further strengthen Sandviks’ external communication, not the least in media contacts” says Jan Lissåker, Executive Vice President Group Communications at Sandvik.

Sandviken, 21 June 2012

Sandvik Aktiebolag

The information was submitted for publication at 14.00 CET on 21 June 2012.

  For further information, contact Jan Lissåker, Executive Vice President Group Communications, Sandvik AB, tel: +46 26 26 10 23.

The Sandvik Group
Sandvik is a global industrial group with advanced products and world-leading positions in selected areas – tools for metal cutting, equipment and tools for the mining and construction industries, stainless materials, special alloys, metallic and ceramic resistance materials as well as process systems. In 2011, the Group had about
50,000 employees and representation in 130 countries, with annual sales of nearly 94,000 MSEK.

For more information visit www.sandvik.com

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Pär will, with his competence and broad experience contribute to further strengthen Sandviks’ external communication, not the least in media contacts.
Jan Lissåker, Executive Vice President Group Communications, Sandvik AB