Olof Christensson appointed new president of Design & Development

Semcon has appointed Olof Christensson to be the new president of the Design & Development business area. He will take up his new position in September 2013. 

“In Olof Christensson, Semcon has recruited a person with extensive experience of business development. Semcon has the ambition of further developing Design & Development’s current business and focus on international growth. We are confident that Olof has the experience to lead the business area’s expansion and we welcome him to Semcon,” says Markus Granlund, CEO of the Semcon Group.

Olof Christensson is currently Region Director Nordic Countries, Stena Technoworld, which is part of the Stena Metall Group. He has previously worked at companies such as Sensel AB/Vattenfall Group and Storel.

He will become a member of Semcon’s group management team and report to the CEO.

The Design & Development business area has nearly 700 employees working with industrial design, product development, production development and plant design. The business area carries out projects around the world from offices in Sweden and Germany. The business mainly focuses on the industrial, energy, telecoms and life science sectors.

Markus Granlund, President & CEO, Semcon, +46 (0)31 721 03 11
Anders Atterling, IR manager, Semcon, +46 (0)704 472 819

Semcon is a global company active in the areas of engineering services and product information. The Group has 3,000 employees with extensive experience from many different industries. We develop technologies, products, plants and information solutions along the entire development chain and also provide many services including quality control, training and methodology development. Semcon boosts customers’ sales and competitive strength by providing them with innovative solutions, design and solid engineering solutions. The Group has sales of SEK 2.6 billion and activities at more than 45 sites in Sweden, Germany, the UK, Brazil, Hungary, India, China, Spain and Russia.

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In Olof Christensson, Semcon has recruited a person with extensive experience of business development. Semcon has the ambition of further developing Design & Development’s current business and focus on international growth. We are confident that Olof has the experience to lead the business area’s expansion and we welcome him to Semcon.
Markus Granlund, CEO of the Semcon Group