Sandvik appoints Klas Forsström as President

Sandvik Machining Solutions has announced the appointment of Klas Forsström to serve as President and a member of the Group Executive Management, effective April 1, 2017.

Klas Forsström has been with the Sandvik group for approximately 25 years. He is currently the President of Sandvik Coromant, a global leading supplier of metal cutting tools, where he has worked most of his career.

In addition, he has held managerial positions within other product areas such as Dormer and Sandvik Hyperion. His work has comprised leading positions within several areas such as R&D, marketing, business development and sales.

Sandvik Machining Solutions, comprising Sandvik Coromant, Seco Tools, Dormer Pramet, Walter, Powder and Blanks Technology as well as the new product area Additive Manufacturing, had sales of around 33 BSEK and approximately 18,000 employees in the previous year.

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