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Atlas Copco appoints Cecilia Sandberg as Senior Vice President Human Resources

June 7, 2017

Stockholm, Sweden, June 7, 2017: Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has appointed Cecilia Sandberg as Senior Vice President Human Resources and member of Atlas Copco’s Group Management. Cecilia Sandberg will start in this position latest October 1, 2017. 

Cecilia Sandberg

“Cecilia has a broad knowledge of all aspects of the human resources area and has successfully contributed in attracting talent and in building successful teams,”  said Mats Rahmström, Atlas Copco’s President and CEO. “She has a solid experience, not only from Atlas Copco, which will be beneficial moving forward with our ambitious plans.”

Cecilia Sandberg began her career in 1994 as Human Resources consultant for a travel agency. From 1999 to 2007 she held different Human Resources roles at Scandinavian Airlines and at multinational pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca. Between 2007 – 2015 Cecilia Sandberg was Vice President Human Resources for Atlas Copco’s Industrial Technique business area. Her current position is Senior Vice President Human Resources for Swedish-based power wheelchair manufacturer Permobil.

Cecilia Sandberg is a Swedish citizen born in 1968. She has a B.Sc. in Human Resources and a M.Sc. in Sociology from Stockholm University, Sweden.

Cecilia Sandberg will be based in Stockholm, Sweden. She succeeds Jeanette Livijn, who sadly passed away earlier this year.

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This information is information that Atlas Copco AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the contact person set out above, at 10.00 am CEST on June 7, 2017

Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. The Group serves customers with innovative compressors, vacuum solutions and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. Atlas Copco develops products and services focused on productivity, energy efficiency, safety and ergonomics.  The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 180 countries. In 2016, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 101 (BEUR 11) and about 45 000 employees.

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