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Svensson now taking the reins at Konecranes in October

July 18, 2022  By Don Horne


Anders Svensson will officially start as president and CEO of Konecranes on October 19, with the comapny launching a Capital Markets Day in the autumn.

As announced in June, Svensson has been appointed as Konecranes’ President and CEO and will now assume the role earlier than previously communicated. Konecranes had planned to host a Capital Markets Day in the autumn 2022. As Svensson joins the company in October, Konecranes has decided to postpone the Capital Markets Day to the first half of 2023. The exact date will be announced later.

“I am honoured and excited to have the opportunity to lead Konecranes, a global industry leader known for its unique service and equipment offering and great people. This is an exciting time to join the company, as Konecranes, with its leading technology and digital and automation capabilities, is in a unique position to support customers to further improve the safety, productivity and sustainability of their operations. I very much look forward to working with new colleagues around the world and building on a great foundation for profitable growth and future success,” said Svensson.

Svensson joins Konecranes from Sandvik, where he is currently president of the Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions Business Area. Prior to his current role, he has held various leadership positions within Sandvik since 2008, including president, Crushing and Screening Division; president, Customer Services and SVP global sales, Sandvik Construction as well as chief purchasing officer, Sandvik Construction and Sandvik Mining.


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