Sandvik AB, Stockholm, Sweden, has appointed Kerstin Konradsson as an additional member of the Sandvik Materials Technology (SMT) Board. This follows the previous appointments of board members Andreas Nordbrandt, Claes Boustedt and Karl Åberg in November 2021, in preparation for the planned listing of SMT on the Nasdaq Stockholm Exchange. Subject to shareholder approval, this listing is scheduled for the second or third quarter of 2022.
Konradsson holds a Master of Science in Metallurgy from the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. She has significant experience in the metals industry, with her previous roles including president of Boliden Smelters at Boliden, president of Cast Rolls Europe & Asia at Åkers, and vice president of Metallurgy at SSAB Oxelösund. She has also been a board member at metal powders company Höganäs, and is currently a board member at the industrial minerals group Sibelco.
Sandvik states that additional members of the SMT Board will be appointed at a later stage to fulfil any requirements and ensure a suitable board composition.