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Atlas Copco: Mats Rahmström to succeed Ronnie Leten as president & CEO

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Staff Writer | Stockholm, Sweden | January 16, 2017
Mats RahmströmJanuary 16, 2017, Stockholm, Sweden - Atlas Copco AB, a manufacturer of industrial tools and equipment, has appointed Mats Rahmström as the new president and CEO of Atlas Copco AB, effective April 27, 2017.
Mr. Rahmström, currently Senior Executive Vice President and President of the Industrial Technique business area, began his Atlas Copco career in 1988. He held positions in sales, service, marketing and general management within Industrial Technique during the first 10 years.

Between 1998 and 2006 Mr. Rahmström held positions as General Manager for customer centers in Sweden, Canada, and then in the United Kingdom.

Before he took on his current position in 2008 he was President of the Tools and Assembly Systems General Industry division within Atlas Copco’s Industrial Technique.

He is a board member of Permobil Holding AB and of CIBE Lifts AB.

Mr. Rahmström has an MBA from the Henley Management College, the United Kingdom.

Mr. Rahmström will replace Ronnie Leten, who has requested to leave his position after having managed Atlas Copco successfully during eight years.