Ejendals appoints new group CEO
In alignment with Ejendals extensive and international growth strategies a new CEO has been appointed, Anders Carlsson. With previous experience as CEO at AQ Group in combination with a long and successful career within ABB the Board of Directors believes Anders will steer Ejendals into the future of personal protective equipment (PPE).
The Board of Directors of Ejendals has appointed Anders Carlsson as Group CEO starting September 15, 2021. He will succeed Fredrik Sand who, in parallel, will take on new challenges after six years in the company. “We wish Fredrik the best of luck in the future and thank him for the important work he has done during his time with us” says Marcus Ejendal, Chairman of the Board.
Anders Carlsson most recently came from the role as CEO for AQ Group, an international manufacturing group with 40 sites in 15 countries, listed on Nasdaq mid cap in Stockholm.
Prior to this, Anders was senior Sales and Marketing Manager for ABB Electrification in Northern Europe and member of the ABB Sweden local executive forum. From his previous career, Anders has a long industrial experience from manufacturing, planning, R&D and product management including hands on leadership experience from health and safety and sustainability improvement.
“After a thorough search process, we are very pleased that Anders has agreed to join Ejendals. Anders is a highly experienced leader with strong international experience. The Board and I are convinced that Anders is the right person to lead Ejendals to the next level through continued international growth, profitability and innovative development.”, Marcus adds.
Anders, who already now is engaging in learning about Ejendals says: ”I am very excited to join Ejendals. They are a respected company within the PPE industry, recognized for its competent employees and strong development over the years. Ejendals with its clear growth strategy, sustainable and important business initiatives really make a big difference for humans around the world. I look forward to work with the entire organization to execute on the strategy and develop Ejendals, continuing to protect hands and feet for our customers and working heroes around the world. “
Ejendals vision is “Zero injuries to hands and feet, for the benefit of the employee, the company and society.” The purpose of the company is to empower the movement of safety innovation for the betterment of people and the planet. The company do this through distributing world class safety products for hands and feet, designed, and developed in close collaboration with customers to ensure the best quality of safety, durability, and comfort. Ejendals also offers value service concepts that include training programs and safety assessments.
Facts about Ejendals
- Founded in 1949 by Valfrid Ejendal in Leksand, Sweden
- Approx 380 employees
- Customers in more than 20 countries worldwide
- R&D in Sweden and Finland
- Turnover 2020, 1,4 billion SEK
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