The Board of Directors of Epiroc AB has appointed Helena Hedblom as the new president and CEO of Epiroc AB, effective March 1, 2020. She will replace Per Lindberg, who has decided to leave his position after having successfully established Epiroc as a listed company.
“Helena has a strong business focus, an in-depth knowledge of the business and is an appreciated leader who is living and breathing the Epiroc values,” says Ronnie Leten, chair of Epiroc’s board of directors. “As head of the Mining and Infrastructure business she has grown the business with increased earnings and a focus on strengthening productivity, safety and efficiency for customers. We are proud that we found the new leader inside the Group and are confident that she will further develop and grow Epiroc.”
Helena Hedblom is currently senior executive vice president, mining and infrastructure, and a member of Eprioc Group Management. She is a member of the boards of directors of IPCO AB and the Swedish Association of Mines, Mineral and Metal Producers (Svemin), and has a master’s in material technology from the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.
“I would like to thank Per for an excellent job in guiding the company through the listing and preparing Epiroc for the next step,” Leten says. “He has provided strong leadership and has successfully carried out what was agreed and expected in his assignment.”
Epiroc serves customers in the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries in more than 150 countries. It develops and produces drill rigs, rock excavation and construction equipment, and also offers services and consumables. For more information, visit www.epiroc.us.