Björn Rosengren to leave Atlas Copco

February 10, 2011

Stockholm, Sweden, February 10, 2011: Björn Rosengren, Senior Executive Vice President of Atlas Copco AB and President of the business area Construction and Mining Technique will as of September 1 leave Atlas Copco for a position as President and CEO of Wärtsilä Corporation, Finland.

Björn Rosengren has held several management positions in Atlas Copco since he joined the Group in 1998. In 2002 he was appointed to his current position. Björn Rosengren is based in China and will continue to be based there during his remaining time with Atlas Copco.

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Atlas Copco is an industrial group with world-leading positions in compressors, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. The Group delivers sustainable solutions for increased customer productivity through innovative products and services. Founded 1873, the company is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 170 countries. In 2010, Atlas Copco had about 33 000 employees and revenues of BSEK 70 (BEUR 7.3).