FLSmidth has appointed Mikael Lindholm chief digital officer from the 1 May 2018 to implement and develop the company’s overall digital strategic plan and accelerate the its digitalisation process.
Lindholm was previously vice president, Internet of Things Asia with Telenor, and has strategic and operational experience from both the service industry and traditional manufacturing.
Thomas Schulz, FLSmidth, CEO, said: “I am very pleased that Mikael Lindholm has accepted the invitation to join our Group Executive Management as Chief Digital Officer. He has extensive experience in digitalisation and in creating new business opportunities. He will play a key role in driving our digital agenda and in strengthening our digital solutions for the benefit of our customers in the cement and mining industries.”
“Digitalization is a game changer for all industries, enabling new opportunities previously not possible as well as disrupting the normal. Integrating digitalization into the core of FLSmidth as well as leading the industry in continually exploring new digitally-enabled business opportunities will be key to ensuring that FLSmidth remains Productivity provider #1. Setting the strategy together with FLSmidth’s digital experts and transforming the business together with all of FLSmidth’s employees is a fantastic, motivating role that I am very excited to be leading,” said Lindholm.