Semcon strengthens its organisation

Semcon strengthens its organisation Semcon has appointed Knut Simonsson, former Head of Global Marketing at Volvo Car Corporation, who has great international experience. Knut will take up his post as Deputy Chief Executive of Semcon AB as from the 1 September this year. Knut will be working principally with marketing, strategic planning and building up the trademark, both at home and abroad. "Knut has a great background, having worked successfully in strategic marketing at top level internationally. I view this as very beneficial for Semcon, bearing in mind that we have already taken our first big step internationally by setting up in Norway and Denmark. Knut will make an important contribution to our competence and ensure that our investment produces the expected result. Knut naturally has many other valuable contacts within the automotive industry and will be able to contribute by reinforcing connections for future growth," in the words of Chief Executive Hans Johnson. For further information please contact: Hans Johansson, Tel: +46-31-721 08 66; Mobile: +46-70-591 43 34 ------------------------------------------------------------ Please visit for further information The following files are available for download:

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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