Håkan Bäckström appointed new CEO at Huddig
The excavator loader manufacturer Huddig gets a new CEO when Håkan Bäckström takes on the position at the latest by the end of this year. He succeeds Lars Lindahl, who has been CEO for almost 20 years and now chooses to retire.
Håkan Bäckström comes most recently from a position as CEO of Hexatronic Cables & Interconnect Systems AB, where he has successfully contributed to growth and increased profitability.
Huddig's chairman Jan Wallberg expresses how important Lars Lindahl has been in developing Huddig's business until today. Huddig is now facing further export investments and an increased focus on the green transition. The incoming CEO brings valuable expertise from previous positions.
– Håkan Bäckström will be important in our future development and international growth journey. His experience from similar initiatives in other industries will be beneficial for Huddig.
Incoming CEO Håkan Bäckström is looking forward to taking on the new role.
– I am passionate about Huddig's products and want to continue to drive development together with customers and partners. It feels very inspiring to join the company in a phase where we will intensify our market presence and continue to establish Huddig internationally.
Lars Lindahl has chosen to retire and will remain on the company's board. He reflects on a great time and has confidence in the company's future.
– It has been 20 intense and exciting years in this fantastic company. Now the timing is perfect for handing over the CEO role to Håkan Bäckström. I look forward to following his work with the company from the boardroom.
From the left: Lars Lindahl and Håkan Bäckström
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