Semcon appoints Per Nilsson as Corporate Communications and Marketing Director

Per Nilsson has been appointed as the new Corporate Communications and Marketing Director at Semcon. He has wide-ranging experience in communication and was previously the global PR Director at Volvo Trucks. He will take up his position on 1 August 2015 at the latest and will be part of the Group management team.

“It feels really inspiring. Semcon is an exciting company with skilled and innovative people. I look forward to working with them to create relevant and engaging communication that can lift the brand further,” says Per Nilsson.

He has held a variety of positions in marketing and communications including at Volvo Trucks and Volvo Cars.

“Per's experience will further strengthen Semcon in our long-term efforts to build successful communication. In his previous positions he has shown creativity and courage, which is something that will be important in the brand journey that Semcon is facing,” says Markus Granlund, President and CEO.

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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