Atlas Copco Power Technique (AC) has appointed Mikael Andersson as president of the Power and Flow division, effective Feb. 1, 2021.

“Mikael has good experience from his time in Power Technique,” says Andrew Walker, president of the Power Technique business area. “With his proven track record in management, finance, as well as sales and service development he will take the division to the next level.”

Andersson will lead global operations for the Power and Flow division within the Power Technique business area. The Power and Flow division designs, develops, manufactures and sells generators, light towers and pumps.

Andersson transitions to his new role after serving as general manager for Power Technique North America, a position he has held since 2018. In that position, he led the company in growing each of its core product categories — air, power and flow — within the contractor, dealer and rental segments in the U.S. and Canada. He has held various roles within Atlas Copco since he started working with the company in 2002.

Andersson, a Swedish citizen, will continue to work in Rock Hill, South Carolina, home of Atlas Copco’s 180,000-square-foot manufacturing facility. He holds a bachelor of science in business and economics from Orebro University in Sweden, and a bachelor of science in transport management from Gothenburg University in Sweden.

Atlas Copco Power Technique (AC) is part of the Atlas Copco family of companies. Atlas Copco, based in Stockholm, serves segments ranging from compressors and air treatment systems to construction, mining and drilling equipment. The company, founded in 1873, has thousands of employees worldwide and operates in more than 180 countries. Atlas Copco in North America operates in more than 109 locations and employs more than 4,500 people in the United States. For more information, visit