New head of Group Communications at Sandvik

  New head of Group Communications at Sandvik

Business Wire

SANDVIKEN, Sweden -- June 27, 2013

Regulatory News:

Jessica Alm, head of communications at Sandvik Coromant, has been appointed
Executive Vice President and Head of Group Communications as well as member of
the Group Executive Management of Sandvik AB. She will take up her new
position as of 1 July 2013. Jessica Alm succeeds Jan Lissåker who will take up
a new position as Group Senior Advisor in larger projects.

Jessica Alm is 35 years and employed at Sandvik since 2006. She has, in a
successful way, developed internal and external communication as well as the
brand position of Sandvik Coromant, the world leader in metal cutting.

In the new role as Group Senior Advisor Jan Lissåker will keep some of his
present responsibilities and at the same time support different parts of the
organization in various strategical challenges. This role, reporting directly
to the CEO, demands a broad background in financial and strategical analysis
as well as in communication.

“Sandvik is undertaking a number of strategic development projects.This
demands a strong communication organization but also that we meet the needs of
fast and flexible support with experience and competence in different
projects. I am convinced that Jessica and Jan, with the experience and
competence they both possess, are well suited for their new roles”, says Olof
Faxander, President and CEO of Sandvik.

Stockholm, 27 June, 2013

Sandvik AB

Sandvik AB discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the
Securities Markets Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The
information was submitted for publication at 09:00 CET on 27 June 2013.

The Sandvik Group Sandvik is a global industrial group with advanced products
and world-leading positions in selected areas – tools for metal cutting,
equipment and tools for the mining and construction industries, stainless
materials, special alloys, metallic and ceramic resistance materials as well
as process systems. In 2012 the Group had about 49,000 employees and
representation in 130 countries, with annual sales of about 99,000 million

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For further information contact
Pär Altan
head of external communication
Sandvik AB, +46 8456 12 37
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