Gunnebo Industries appoints a new CFO

Lars Axelson, who has been chosen as the new CFO at Gunnebo Industries, will take over the position on 20 April. He will succeed Tor Hansen, the current CFO.

Born in 1961, Lars Axelson served most recently as Vice President Finance & CFO of Scandic Hotels. He was previously employed as the CFO at ELFA, a distributor of electronics, and Dahl Sverige AB. He has also held a number of top financial positions at Ovako, Volvo and other companies.

Lars Axelson received an MBA degree from Karlstad University with a major in accounting and financing.


About Us

Gunnebo Industrier AB is an international group of industrial companies that is active in 12 countries and has around 50 major distributors/agents worldwide. The group is engaged in the development, manufacture and marketing of chain and lifting components, fastening systems for the building industry, blocks/systems for heavy lifting, non-skid products and telescopic ladders. The business is conducted through business areas:Fastening, Lifting and Technical Products (which comprises Blocks, Non Skid and Telescopics). Gunnebo Industrier markets well-known products in established market segments, and is market leader in each product and/or market area. The annual consolidated turnover amounts to over MSEK 1,400 and the group has around 1,200 employees.



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