September 22, 2016
Stockholm, Sweden, September 22, 2016: Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has appointed Geert Follens as President of the new Vacuum Technique business area and member of Group management, effective January 1, 2017. Geert Follens is currently President of the Vacuum Solutions division in the Compressor Technique business area.
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 persons set out above, at 9.00 am CEST on September 22, 2016.
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 2015, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 102 (BEUR 11) and more than 43 000 employees.