SSAB: Håkan Folin – SSAB’s new CFO
STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- February 27, 2013
SSAB has appointed Håkan Folin as its new Chief Financial Officer. He has
previously held a number of senior positions in the company and will take up
the position of CFO on May 1, 2013.
Håkan Folin came to SSAB in 2006 from the property company Stronghold and was
initially involved in SSAB´s strategic development, as well as the subsequent
acquisition of the North American company IPSCO. During his time at SSAB he
has also served as CFO of Tibnor and SSAB APAC. He returned to Sweden last
year and, since the beginning of the year, has been the company´s Chief
Controller. “I´m very pleased that Håkan Folin has accepted the position as
new CFO,” says SSAB´s CEO Martin Lindqvist. “He knows the company very well
and he will make a very positive contribution to SSAB´s development.” Håkan
Folin, aged 36, holds an M.Sc. in Industrial Management from the Royal College
of Technology in Stockholm. He is married with two children.
SSAB is a global leader in value added, high strength steel. SSAB offers
products developed in close cooperation with its customers to create a
stronger, lighter and more sustainable world. SSAB has employees in over 45
countries and operates production facilities in Sweden and the US. SSAB is
listed on the NASDAQ OMX Nordic Exchange, Stockholm. www.ssab.com.
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