Sweden: On October 1, 2019 Tobias Hansson assumed the role as the head of ABB in Ludvika.
The role will be added to his current responsibilities as head of ABB's Transformers business unit in Sweden.
Tobias Hansson succeeds Magnus Ström in this new role and he will report to Johan Söderström, CEO of ABB Sweden.
“I am very proud to take on this assignment and take over the excellent work that Magnus Ström has done. I look forward to the challenge and together with the team will continue to develop ABB's operations in Ludvika,” says Tobias Hansson.
The role of site manager will be added to Tobias Hansson's current responsibilities as head of ABB's Transformers business unit in Sweden. As site manager, he will be a cohesive voice and coordinate operations in Ludvika, where the ABB Group has its most all-encompasing operations in the area of power transmission.
"I am extremely pleased that Tobias Hansson, with his extensive knowledge, fine leadership and great commitment, will take over as site manager in Ludvika and build onto the excellent work that Magnus Ström has done for ABB in Ludvika and the company at large", says Johan Söderström, CEO of ABB Sweden.
Tobias Hansson holds a Master of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Luleå University of Technology and began his career at ABB as a trainee in 2002. He has since held several leading positions in ABB's Power Grid business. He was, among other things, site manager for ABB's factory and operations in Figeholm for three years and was also site manager for ABB's transformer operations Bad Honnef and Halle in Germany for three years.
“I want to thank Magnus for his much appreciated efforts and I look forward to working with Tobias and all great colleagues for a strong ABB in Ludvika and in the world,” says Johan Söderström.