Tobias Hansson to take over as head of ABB in Ludvika

Oct 9, 2019
Posted by Patrick Haddad

Tobias Hansson succeeds Magnus Ström who has decided to leave ABB. In his new role as site manager, Tobias will report to Johan Söderström, CEO of ABB Sweden.

“I am very proud to take on this assignment and take over the excellent work that Magnus Ström has done. I look forward to the challenge and together with the team continue to develop ABB’s operations in Ludvika, ”says Tobias Hansson.

The role of site manager will be in addition to Tobias Hansson’s current responsibilities as head of ABB’s Transformers business unit in Sweden. As site manager, he will be a unifying voice and coordinate operations in Ludvika, where the ABB Group has its most complete operations in the area of ​​power transmission.

“I am extremely pleased that Tobias Hansson, with his extensive knowledge, fine leadership and great commitment, will take over as site manager in Ludvika and build on the excellent work that Magnus Ström has done for ABB in Ludvika and in society at large”, says Johan Söderström, CEO of ABB Sweden.

Tobias Hansson holds a Master of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Luleå University of Technology and began his career at ABB as a trainee in 2002. He has since held several leading positions in ABB’s Power Grid business. He was, among other things, site manager for ABB’s factory and operations in Figeholm for three years and was also site manager for ABB’s transformer operations Bad Honnef and Halle in Germany for three years.

“I want to thank Magnus for his much-appreciated efforts and look forward to working with Tobias and all good colleagues for a strong ABB in Ludvika and in the world,” says Johan Söderström.

Source: ABB

Photo (for illustrative purposes): Tobias Hansson / ABB/ ABB Press / With Permission


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