Sandvik has appointed Stefan Widing as its new president and CEO.

He will take the position from 1 February 2020, succeeding Björn Rosengren, the company said.

Widing was previously executive vice president of Swedish security company Assa Abloy and president of HID Global Corporation, a technology division within Assa Abloy.

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