New Head of Product Area Tube

Sandvik Materials Technology has appointed Michael Andersson as the new Head of Product Area Tube.

Michael Andersson joined Sandvik in 2002 when he started within the company's Manufacturing Program, initially as a Change Leader, later becoming Manager of the program. In 2005 he moved to the Strip Product Area where he spent four years as Production Manager, before being appointed General Manager for the strip operations in Sandviken, Sweden. He has also been Production Manager for tube production in Sandviken, prior to his appointment as Business Unit Manager within Tube.

Michael Andersson holds a Licentiate of Technology in Industrial Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg. Before joining Sandvik he worked as a Project Manager at Ericsson Radio Systems, Global Distribution. He takes over as Head of Product Area Tube from Petra Einarsson who was appointed President of Sandvik Materials Technology in February.

"Michael Andersson has extensive experience of our tube business and has shown in his previous positions that he has outstanding leadership skills," says Petra Einarsson, President of Sandvik Materials Technology. "Under his leadership, Product Area Tube will further strengthen its market position and continue to build on close customer relationships while investing even more in new product development."

Press release Michael Andersson (PDF document, 39 kB)