Epiroc AB has appointed Helena Hedblom president and CEO, effective March 1st. Hedblom will replace Per Lindberg, who is leaving the company.
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“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,” says Ronnie Leten, Epiroc board chair. “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.”
Currently senior executive vice president of the company’s Mining and Infrastructure division, Hedblom is also a board member of both IPCO AB and the Swedish Association of Mines, Mineral and Metal Producers. She has an advanced degree in mineral technology from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden.