As President Helen will be responsible to further enhance Sandvik Coromant’s leading position at the forefront of manufacturing tools, machining solutions and knowledge that drive the manufacturing industry forward. Helen will report to the President of Sandvik Machining Solutions Nadine Crauwels and be a member of the Sandvik Machining Solutions Management Team. She starts her new position on 1 December 2020.
“I am pleased and honoured to have the opportunity to lead Sandvik Coromant, a company with a fantastic position for products and solutions that are adding value to our customers. I look forward to working with Sandvik Coromant's management team, employees and partners to continue to develop our offering, our innovation power and to implement our strategy to lead the industry forward and shape the future of the manufacturing industry. My focus will be to strengthen our role as market leader," says Helen Blomqvist.
Helen has a solid background with Sandvik Coromant and joined the company in 2003 as a research engineer. Within her 17 years she has held various managerial positions in Product Management and R&D as well as sales, being the General Manager for Sales Area North Europe. She holds two patents and was 2018 awarded Sandvik Coromant Leader of the Year. She is currently the Vice President for Product Management and R&D at Sandvik Coromant.
Helen is a Swedish national and holds a PhD in Structural Chemistry from Stockholm University.