Höganäs appoints Henrik Ager as president and CEO

Companies & MarketsNews
September 6, 2023

September 6, 2023

Henrik Ager has been named president and CEO of Höganäs (Courtesy Höganäs)
Henrik Ager has been named president and CEO of Höganäs (Courtesy Höganäs)

Swedish metal powder producer Höganäs AB has appointed Henrik Ager as its new president and CEO, effective from October 2, 2023. Currently, Ager serves as the CEO of Copperstone Resources AB and prior to this spent eight years at Sandvik AB in various roles, including Business Area President of Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions, Division President of Sandvik Rock tools, and Vice President Strategy of Sandvik Mining.

“We are very pleased to welcome Henrik Ager as the new CEO of Höganäs. Henrik has strong experience leading successful businesses based on involving leadership and a clear strategic agenda. Under the leadership of Henrik, the board looks forward to further executing on our existing strategy to be the preferred supplier of sustainable metal powder, thus continuing to strengthen Höganäs position as the market leader of metal powders for demanding uses in automotive and many other industries,” shared Magnus Hall, chairman of Höganäs.

Ager is a Swedish national and holds an MSc in Accounting & Finance from the Stockholm School of Economics.

THE WORLD OF METAL AM TO YOUR INBOX
Subscribe to our weekly newsletter
Sign up

“I am both proud and excited to lead Höganäs going forward. Höganäs is a global leader in Powder Metallurgy and surface coating, with an exceptional team and a world-leading portfolio of products and innovations. We now need to continue to leverage these strengths to both lead and support the sustainable transition for customers and society at large, utilising the capabilities of metal powder technology,” Ager commented.

Magnus Eriksson, Interim CEO and CFO, added, “It is very positive that a new CEO has been recruited, I am happy to welcome Henrik to Höganäs and to team up with him and the leadership team to continue refining and executing on our exciting strategy.”

Magnus Eriksson will continue in his capacity as interim CEO until Ager takes over.

www.hoganas.com

Download Metal AM magazine
Companies & MarketsNews
September 6, 2023

In the latest issue of Metal AM magazine

Download PDF
 

Extensive AM industry news coverage, as well as the following exclusive deep-dive articles:

  • The GRCop story: The development, production and Additive Manufacturing of NASA’s rocket engine alloys
  • Formnext 2023: Innovations in metal Additive Manufacturing from the industry’s leading international exhibition
  • Cybersecurity in Additive Manufacturing: Securing the industry’s future
  • Additive Manufacturing in the jewellery industry: exploring the potential of platinum and titanium
  • Mission possible: The five-year plan to gain FAA and EASA acceptance of in-process monitoring

The world of metal AM to your inbox

Don't miss any new issue of Metal AM magazine, and get the latest industry news. Sign up to our twice weekly newsletter.

Sign up

Discover our magazine archive…

The free to access Metal Additive Manufacturing magazine archive offers unparalleled insight into the world of metal Additive Manufacturing from a commercial and technological perspective through:

  • Reports on visits to leading metal AM part manufacturers and industry suppliers
  • Articles on technology and application trends
  • Information on materials developments
  • Reviews of key technical presentations from the international conference circuit
  • International industry news

All past issues are available to download as free PDFs or view in your browser.

Browse the archive

Looking for AM machines, metal powders or part manufacturing services?

Discover suppliers of these and more in our comprehensive advertisers’ index and buyer’s guide, available in the back of Metal AM magazine.

  • AM machines
  • Process monitoring & calibration
  • Heat treatment & sintering
  • HIP systems & services
  • Pre- & post-processing technology
  • Powders, powder production and analysis
  • Part manufacturers
  • Consulting, training & market data
View online
Share via
Copy link
Powered by Social Snap