Semcon appoints Johan Darsbo as the new President of business area Engineering Services International

Johan Darsbo has been appointed President of business area Engineering Services International. He will take up his position on 1 July 2015 and will be part of the group management team. 

Johan has worked at Semcon since 2012 and most recently served as vice president of the business area. Before that he was responsible for Semcon's engineering business in the UK. He has previously held various positions in product development at Saab Automobile/General Motors and has extensive experience in the international automotive industry.

“Johan's experience will further strengthen Semcon in our efforts to deliver innovative engineering services in our international markets. As vice president he has demonstrated strong business acumen and I welcome him in his new role,” says Markus Granlund, President and CEO.

He will take up his position on 1 July 2015 and will be part of the group management team.

Markus Granlund, President and CEO, +46(0)31-721 0000

Semcon is an international technology company in the engineering services and product information sectors. We have around 3,000 employees with extensive experience from many different industries. We develop technology, products, plant and information solutions along the entire development chain and also provide many services and products in areas such as quality control, training and methodology development. We contribute to our customers’ competitive strength by providing innovative solutions, design and solid engineering expertise. The Group had annual sales of SEK 2.7 billion in 2014 with activities at more than 40 sites in Sweden, Germany, the UK, Brazil, China, Hungary, India, Spain and Norway. 


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Semcon is an international technology company that develops products based on human needs and behaviours. We strengthen our customers’ competitiveness by always starting from the end user, because the person who knows most about the user’s needs creates the best products and the clearest benefits to humans. Semcon collaborates mainly with companies in the automotive, industry, energy and life science sectors. With more than 2000 specialised employees, Semcon has the ability to take care of the entire product development cycle, from strategy and technology development to design and product information. Semcon was founded in Sweden in 1980 and has offices in over 30 locations in eight different countries. In 2016, the Group reported annual sales of SEK 1.8 billion. Read more on


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