Jakob Sandwall takes over as the new CEO of Elpress Group and replaces Mattias Östman, who after many successful years in the company – the last seven as CEO – has asked to leave his position. With extensive experience from the manufacturing industry, Jakob will be a valuable asset of Elpress continued growth journey. The change of CEO took place on November 15th.
During his time as CEO, Mattias has developed the Elpress brand and led the company through an expansive phase in the global market. Jakob is now stepping into the role as CEO with the task of leading and driving the company's continued development forward.
- It has been 20 great years at Elpress and a fantastic journey. It is with pride and joy that I look back on what we have achieved together as I will take on new challenges from the turn of the year, says Mattias Östman, resigning CEO.
The Board recruits internally within Lagercrantz Group and appoints Jakob Sandwall, former CEO of Elkapsling Group. Jakob is already well acquainted with Elpress, where he during the period 2014 - 2018 held several senior positions within the company.
-We thank Mattias for his successful time at Elpress and welcomes Jakob as the new CEO. With his valued leadership qualities and strong focus on growth, we are convinced that Jakob is the right person to lead the company's development forward. His solid experience and expertise from both the manufacturing industry and the global market will be a valuable asset for Elpress' continued growth journey, says Peter Baaske, Chairman of the Board, Elpress Group.
-It is with joy, excitement and a strong belief in the future that I take over the role as CEO of Elpress. It is a well-run company with a high level of competence and a clear position on the market with products that are right in time for the transition to a more electrified and sustainable society. We have an exciting growth journey ahead of us that I look forward to be running and developing together with our talented and committed employees, says Jakob Sandwall, CEO, Elpress Group.
For further information contact:
Peter Baaske, Chairman of the Board, Elpress Group
Tel: +46 722-454 411
Jakob Sandwall, CEO, Elpress Group
Tel: +46 706-010 291