Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens has welcomed Peter Unelind as its new businesses division president whilst Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions president of business area Anders Svensson has left the company.
Unelind has been selected as president for businesses division at Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens, effective 1 June.
Unelind has taken over from outgoing president Andy McCullock.
Prior to this, Unelind was vice president, operations at stationary crushing & screening division. He joined the company in 2013.
Unelind has a background in international business with a particular emphasis on operations, sourcing, technical and quality management.
The company believes his execution capabilities, strong leadership and focus on collaboration will help enable the business to Make the Shift strategy and maximise uptime across its range of machinery.
With a host of innovations on the horizon, Unelind is excited “to join the business at a time when we are developing new solutions for our customers,” he said.
“We believe that sustainable business practices not only help foster a better future: they also translate to better productivity and efficiency.
“From operations to logistics, we aim to be a leading sustainability partner for our customers. We strive to advance the world through engineering,” Unelind said.
Meanwhile, Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions president of business area Anders Svensson will leave the company no later than November.
Svensson has taken up the position of chief executive at lifting equipment and services provider Konecranes.
Svensson has been with Sandvik since 2008 and has been president of Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions since 2021. Prior to this, he was president of the crushing and screening division.
“Svensson has led Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions in a very good way since the business area was formed in 2021 and made excellent contributions during his years at Sandvik,” Sandvik president and chief executive Stefan Widing said.
“He has been a highly appreciated member of the Group Executive Management and I wish him all the best in his future position.”
The company will now begin the process to find Svensson’s successor.