03/05/2017 Corporate

Rune Magnusson joins Höganäs AB as President Business Area Industrial

Rune Magnusson, today at Atlas Copco Construction Tools Division, assumes a new position as President Business Area Industrial at Höganäs AB.

“I am pleased that Rune has accepted to join Höganäs,” says Melker Jernberg, CEO at Höganäs AB. “Rune has the right experience and competence to take on the challenge of building Höganäs’ brand and expand our market shares in industrial applications.”

Rune Magnusson has been employed by Atlas Copco since 2006, currently as Vice President Marketing for Light Construction Equipment at the Construction Tools Division. Prior to that he held two other senior positions within Atlas Copco.

Höganäs AB reorganized its business into three global business areas at the beginning of 2017: Automotive, Industrial and Environmental. At the same time operations were structured in a global organisation.

“The purpose of the reorganisation is to better allocate and focus our resources on our customers’ needs and to develop sustainable products and solutions for the future,” says Melker Jernberg.

Rune Magnusson assumes his position at Höganäs 1 July, 2017. Hans Söderhjelm, Senior Vice President R&D, carries interim responsibility for Business Area Industrial.