Change of management in Absortech International AB

Absortech International AB has decided to initiate a handover in the Managing Board of the company.

Absortech’s Chief Executive Officer, Thomas Johansson hands over the day-to-day management of Absortech International AB to Rikard Kanmert, presently member of the Managing Board and Global Sales Director of Absortech International AB. At the same time, Rikard Kanmert is appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) from 1st of June 2018.

Having been the founder and the person in charge of Absortech International AB the past 22 years, Thomas Johansson wants to hand over the day-to-day management responsibility to Rikard Kanmert but will still be active with Absortech on consultancy basis mainly focused on product and production development. Furthermore, Thomas Johansson will continue as a member of the Absortech Managing Board.

Rikard Kanmert had a long career of 23 years with Bufab Group when he joined Absortech International AB in 2016 as Global Sales Director. During the past two years, Rikard Kanmert has successfully strengthen the company profile and lifted the Absortech brand to be ready for the next growth success.

Aside from Rikard Kanmert, the day-to-day top management hereafter consists of Max Twisselmann, Chief Operation Officer, (COO) and Anders Olofsson, Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Absortech’s founder Thomas Johansson, says:” I am thankful for all the years we have worked together and feel confident we have a strong Absortech team to take the company further. I am very pleased that we have a person from within our own ranks to take over the day-to-day management of Absortech. Rikard Kanmert’s strong global market insight and broad knowledge about Absortech and our products provide a solid background for taking on the job.”

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