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Klas Forsström new President of Sandvik Coromant

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article image Klas Forsström, the new President of Sandvik Coromant

Klas Forsström has recently taken over as President of Sandvik Coromant , the world leading supplier of cutting tools, tooling solutions, service and know-how to the metalworking industry.  

In his 17 years with the Sandvik Group, mostly at Sandvik Coromant, Klas Forsström has worked in leading positions in R&D, product development, marketing, business development and sales. He was also President of Sandvik Hard Materials till recently.  

Klas Forsström’s first task as President is to manage and further develop the ambitious strategy set by Sandvik Coromant including an even stronger customer focus through local presence and global knowledge sharing.  

He explains that Sandvik Coromant has always focused on product innovation, premium application knowledge and speed to market, which will help in further development of customer-oriented solutions.  

Klas Forsström holds a Master of Science in Materials Physics as well as an MBA from Uppsala University, Sweden.

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