Åke Roos – New General Manager for Boliden Rönnskär
BOLIDEN, Sweden -- August 14, 2013
Åke Roos has been appointed General Manager for Boliden Rönnskär
(STO:BOL)(TSX:BLS), succeeding Roger Sundqvist who has decided to leave
Boliden. Åke Roos will take up his position on 2nd September, 2013.
Åke has extensive experience from the metal business. He joins Boliden from
Sandvik where he has held different positions between 1988 and 2013, most
recently as Vice President of Sandvik Rock Tools. He has also been Vice
President of Sandvik Mining and Construction as well as Global Research and
Åke holds a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Luleå
University of Technology and a Technology Licentiate from Uppsala University.
He will take up his new position on 2nd September and will report to Kerstin
Konradsson, President Boliden Smelters.
“I welcome Åke to Boliden. Our business is in for many challenges and I look
forward to adding his experience not only to Rönnskär but also to the Smelters
management team,” Kerstin Konradsson says.
Roger Sundqvist has been with Boliden for over 35 years and has held several
different posts. For the last eleven years he has been General Manager for
Rönnskär. He has played a vital role in the development of present-day
Rönnskär and in making Boliden a world-leader in e-scrap recycling. Boliden’s
Management would like to take this opportunity to thank Roger for his valuable
contributions during his time at Boliden and wish him all the best in the
Boliden is a metals company with a commitment to sustainable development. Our
roots are Nordic, but our business is global. The company’s core competence is
within the fields of exploration, mining, smelting and metals recycling.
Boliden has a total of approximately 4,800 employees and an annual turnover of
approximately SEK 40 billion. Its shares is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm,
segment Large Cap.www.boliden.com
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