Helena Hedblom appointed as Epiroc’s new president and CEO

Published 27/12, 2019 at 17:01

Epiroc AB has appointed Helena Hedblom as its new president and CEO.

From 1 March 2020 she will replace Per Lindberg, who has decided to leave his position after having successfully established Epiroc as a listed company. 

“Helena has a strong business focus, an in-depth knowledge of the business and is an appreciated leader who is living and breathing the Epiroc values,” said Ronnie Leten, chair of Epiroc. “As head of the Mining and Infrastructure business she has grown the business with increased earnings and a focus on strengthening productivity, safety and efficiency for customers. We are proud that we found the new leader inside the group and are confident that she will further develop and grow Epiroc.”

Helena Hedblom is currently senior executive vice president Mining and Infrastructure and a member of Epiroc group management. She is also a director of IPCO AB and the Swedish Association of Mines, Mineral and Metal Producers (Svemin), was born in 1973, is a Swedish citizen, and has a M.Sc. in Material Technology from the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. Per Lindberg will resign from the board of Epiroc AB the same time he leaves his position as president and CEO.

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