Atlas Copco appoints new VP Corporate Responsibility

  Atlas Copco appoints new VP Corporate Responsibility

Business Wire

STOCKHOLM -- May 28, 2013

Atlas Copco has appointed Mala Chakraborti Vice President Corporate
Responsibility from July 1, 2013. She replaces Karin Holmquist, who from the
same date will head the role as Vice President Group Internal Audit and

Mala Chakraborti, who is an Indian citizen, began at Atlas Copco in 2012 as
Corporate Responsibility Coordinator working with sustainability
presentations, trainings, reporting in accordance to GRI (Global Reporting
Initiative), as well as with issue management such as conflict minerals. Prior
to this she made her master’s thesis for Atlas Copco in 2011 on developing an
integrated annual report.

“Mala has the drive, knowledge and communication skills to strengthen Atlas
Copco’s solid sustainability work further,” said Annika Berglund, Senior Vice
President Corporate Communications. “She has a good understanding of the
challenges global corporations are facing when doing business in different
markets, after having lived and studied on three different continents.”

Mala has a B.Sc. in Biotechnology from the Kasturba Medical College, India,
2005, a M.Sc. Biochemistry from Dartmouth College in the U.S., 2010, and a
M.Sc. General Management from Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden, 2012. She
is fluent in English, Bengali and Hindi and speaks Swedish on an advanced
intermediate level.

Atlas Copco is an industrial group with world-leading positions in
compressors, expanders and air treatment systems, construction and mining
equipment, power tools and assembly systems. With innovative products and
services, Atlas Copco delivers solutions for sustainable productivity. The
company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global
reach spanning more than 170 countries. In 2012, Atlas Copco had 39 800
employees and revenues of BSEK90.5 (BEUR 10.5). Learn more at

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Annika Berglund, Senior Vice President Corporate Communications
+46 (0)8 743 8070 or +46 (0)70 322 8070
Ola Kinnander, Media Relations Manager
+46 (0)8 743 8060 or +46 (0)70 347 2455
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