Sandvik appoints Head of Human Resources and member of the Group Executive Management
Johan Kerstell has been appointed Executive Vice President, Head of Human Resources and member of Sandvik’s Group Executive Management. He will start his new position on June 1, 2016.
Johan Kerstell, 45 years of age, has been with Sandvik since 2004. He currently holds the position as Vice President and Head of Human Resources at Sandvik Coromant. Before joining Sandvik, he worked for Cap Gemini. Johan Kerstell has a Master of Science in Business and Economics from Uppsala University, Sweden.
“Johan combines a strong business understanding with a strategic perspective and a focus on execution. He has a broad HR experience and a great network within Sandvik. He will play an important role in the further progress of Sandvik and our efforts to secure a culture of customer focus and innovation”, says Björn Rosengren, President and CEO of Sandvik.
Johan Kerstell will succeed Anna Vikström Persson, who, as announced 18 February 2016, will leave Sandvik 1 June, 2016.
Stockholm, 24 March 2016
For further information contact: Carina Aspenberg, Media Relations Manager, Sandvik AB, tel +46 70 616 01 19.