June 22, 2022
Jonas Albertson, the current President of the Technology & Digital division, is appointed Chief Technology Officer, with responsibility for the development of common automation and digital platforms as well as for Group IT. A reformed Digital division, with commercial responsibility for Epiroc’s digital products and services, including acquired businesses, is created. A recruitment process will be initiated for a President of the Digital division. Ashleigh Braddock, Vice President Sales, will be acting division President.
“Automation and digitalization are technology shifts that are happening quickly. With this organizational change we are enhancing our focus in these vital areas,” says Helena Hedblom, Epiroc’s President and CEO. “We will have a dedicated commercial division for our digital business and a technology organization that can deliver long-term competitive solutions for the whole Group.”
The Chief Technology Officer and the President of the Digital division will both be members of Group Management.
After the change on July 1, Epiroc will have the following segments and divisions: The Equipment & Service segment with the Underground, Surface, Parts & Services, and Digital divisions, and the Tools & Attachments segment with the Tools & Attachments division.
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Epiroc is a vital part of a sustainable society and a global productivity partner for mining and infrastructure customers. With ground-breaking technology, Epiroc develops and provides innovative and safe equipment, such as drill rigs, rock excavation and construction equipment and tools for surface and underground applications. The company also offers world-class service and other aftermarket support as well as solutions for automation, digitalization and electrification. Epiroc is based in Stockholm, Sweden, had revenues of SEK 40 billion in 2021, and has more than 15 500 passionate employees supporting and collaborating with customers in more than 150 countries. Learn more at www.epirocgroup.com.