Sandvik has appointed Henrik Ager president of the business area of Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology and member of the company’s group executive management, effective 1 April 2019.
Ager, currently Sandvik’s president for rock tools division, will succeed Lars Engström who will leave the company.
Björn Rosengren, Sandvik’s president and CEO, says: “I’m convinced that Henrik Ager with his experience, already proven leadership skills and excellent performance in Sandvik has the right capabilities to lead Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology going forward. Henrik is committed to further strengthening Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology’s market position, reinforcing customer relations, driving aftermarket sales, leveraging further on a decentralised way of working and ensuring our forefront position within automation, electrification and sustainability.”
Ager has more than 16 years´ experience in the mining industry and has served as president for the global equipment division and vice president for strategy within Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology. He has also held leading positions at McKinsey, Ericsson and several start-ups prior to joining Sandvik in 2014.