Sandvik appoints new Head of Group Communications and Sustainability

Sandvik has appointed Björn Roodzant as Executive Vice President and Head of Group Communications and Sustainability, effective May 1, 2023. Björn Roodzant, born in 1969, will also be a member of the Sandvik Group Executive Management. He is currently Vice President Group Communication and Brand at Sandvik Group.

“Björn Roodzant has strong leadership skills, a broad expertise in global communications and marketing, and an extensive knowledge of Sandvik. I am confident that he is very well suited to further develop our communications organization and that he will be a strong addition to the Group Executive Management,” says Stefan Widing, President and CEO of Sandvik.

Before his current role, Björn Roodzant was Vice President Marketing and Communications at Sandvik Coromant, a division within Sandvik, heading up the global marketing and communications management team. He joined Sandvik Coromant in 2004, and was based in the United States for 6 years between 2007-2013. Björn Roodzant replaces Jessica Alm, who as previously announced is leaving Sandvik for a similar position at Essity.

Stockholm, April 21, 2023

Sandvik AB

For further information, contact Louise Tjeder, VP Investor relations, phone: +46 (0) 70782 6374 or Johannes Hellström, Press and Media Relations Manager, phone: +46 (0) 70721 1008

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