Changes in SSAB’s Group Executive Committee
David Britten, President of SSAB Americas, leaves the company to take up a position with a US based steel company. He will be temporarily replaced by Steve Hansen, PhD and Chief Technical Officer, until a permanent successor has been appointed.
- David Britten has done very good work for SSAB. During his tenure, SSAB Americas has developed strongly and showed a very good profitability, says Martin Lindqvist, President and CEO of SSAB.
- It has been a privilege to have had the opportunity to work at SSAB. SSAB is a great company with a wonderful future, says David Britten.
David Britten succeeded John Tulloch as head of the American operations in 2008.
- Our ambition is to appoint a new head of SSAB Americas soon, says Martin Lindqvist.
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Helena Stålnert, Executive Vice President, Communications, +46 8 45 45 734
SSAB is a global leader in value added, high strength steel. SSAB offers products developed in close cooperation with its customers to create a stronger, lighter and more sustainable world. SSAB has employees in over 45 countries and operates production facilities in Sweden and the US. SSAB is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Nordic Exchange, Stockholm. www.ssab.com.