New president of Sandvik Manufacturing

Sandvik has appointed Mattias Nilsson as the new president of its manufacturing solutions division.

Nilsson is currently vice president of R&D at Sandvik Coromant, which he joined in 2007, the company said, holding managerial roles. Before joining Sandvik, he spent several years in the banking industry.

“I am convinced that Mattias Nilsson with his strong leadership skills, deep understanding of the manufacturing industry and broad international experience will be an excellent president of Sandvik manufacturing solutions and a great addition to the group executive management,” said Stefan Widing, president and CEO.

Mattias Nilsson replaces Christophe Sut, who as previously announced is leaving Sandvik for the position as CEO of Scanfil.