Press Release July 17, 2017 Gothenburg, Sweden
Getinge appoints Lars Sandström as CFO and member of Getinge Executive Team
Lars Sandström has been appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and member of Getinge Executive Team. He has held several senior positions within the Finance organization in Scania and most recently served as Senior Vice President, Group reporting, Tax & Control in the Volvo Group.
“I am very pleased that Lars has accepted the CFO role and that he will join the Getinge team. Lars has a long and broad experience from the finance area in public listed companies with global businesses. He will bring knowledge and experience both from a head office and a market perspective that will benefit Getinge”, says Mattias Perjos, President and CEO Getinge.
During 1998-2010 Lars Sandstöm held various senior finance positions in Scania; Financial Manager Scania Finance Deutschland 2002-2004, Head of Group Financial reporting 2005-2007, Head of Group Reporting and Control 2007-2010 followed by a position as CFO in Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB 2010-2012. Lars Sandström most recently held the position as Senior Vice President, Group reporting, Tax & Control in the Volvo Group. He holds a Master of Science in Business Administration from the University of Halmstad, Sweden.
Lars Sandström will be a member of the Getinge Executive Team and report to Mattias Perjos, President and CEO Getinge. He takes up the position latest January 2018. Lars succeeds Reinhard Mayer who, as earlier communicated, will leave Getinge for personal reasons.
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