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New President appointed to Sandvik Construction

Dinggui Gao has been appointed President of Business Area Sandvik Construction and member of the company’s Group Executive Management. He has experience from leading positions in global industrial companies.

Sandvik Construction is specialized in equipment, tools and service for niche applications in the construction industries. In 2012 Sandvik Construction was designated a core business area within Sandvik. Sales reached
9,7 BSEK and it introduced more than 30 new products for the business area’s different customer segments and markets.

Dinggui Gao is 49 years of age. He was previously at MAN Group as its executive representative at one of its invested companies, Sinotruk Hong Kong Ltd. Prior to this, he was employed by Honeywell, Eagle Ottawa and also for more than a decade held progressive leading positions in the Bosch group.

“I look forward to Dinggui Gao joining us at Sandvik. His experience and background are valuable for us, particularly his background within international business environments which are of great significance for Sandvik, being a corporation with a strong global position,” says Sandvik’s President and CEO, Olof Faxander.

Dinggui Gao takes on his new position at a date that will be announced later.

Stockholm, 31 May 2013

Sandvik AB

The information was submitted for publication at 10:00 CET on 31 May 2013.

For further information, please contact Pär Altan, Vice President Group External Communications, Sandvik AB, tel: +46 8 456 12 37.