New president for Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions

Sandvik has appointed Mats Eriksson as president of Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions (SMR) business area and new member of the Sandvik Group executive management, effective 1 October 2022. He is currently president of Load and Haul, a division within Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions.

“Mats Eriksson is an experienced international leader who has successfully delivered strong results and growth for the Load and Haul division. He has also been instrumental in the development of our world-leading offering of battery-electric vehicles,” said Stefan Widing, president and CEO of Sandvik.

“Mats Eriksson has a strong track record of developing high-performing leaders and organisations, and I am confident that he with his solid background and capabilities will be a great president of the Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions business area.”

Mr Eriksson joined Sandvik in 2016, when he assumed the position of president of the Load and Haul division. His previous experience includes being president and CEO for two listed companies, Cencorp Oyj and Salcomp Oyj. 

Additionally, Mr Eriksson has held leading positions for several other companies, building businesses and operations in countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, China, India, US, Brazil and South Korea.