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Jonas Gustavsson appointed new President and CEO of ÅF

News   •   Jan 31, 2017 08:46 GMT

The board of directors of ÅF has appointed Jonas Gustavsson as new President and CEO. Mr Gustavsson will assume the post by August 1st, replacing Jonas Wiström who is stepping down after 15 successful years at the helm.

"I am pleased and proud to present Jonas Gustavsson as new President and CEO," says Chairman Anders Narvinger. "He is a capable leader who, in his role as head of Sandvik Machining Solutions, has demonstrated his profound understanding of how to generate growth in a complex, innovation-driven business. I am confident that he will be able to further develop what Jonas Wiström has built and to lead ÅF to new successes."

Mr Gustavsson has headed Sandvik Machining Solutions since 2013 and, prior to that, has held a series of management positons within Sandvik since 2008. He served as Vice President Operations at Rotax from 2002-07 and in various management roles at Bombadier from 1997-2002 and at ABB from 1995-97. He is a Swedish citizen, born in 1967, and holds a degree in engineering.

"I am honoured to be taking over as CEO from Jonas Wiström and to have the opportunity to lead a company with such solid expertise and innovative power," says Mr Gustavsson. "I look forward to working with ÅF's employees, board of directors and customers and taking the next step in the company's development and creation of innovative, sustainable solutions."

Jonas Wiström will step down as CEO when Mr Gustavsson takes up his new post.

The board of directors of ÅF has appointed Jonas Gustavsson as new President and CEO. Mr Gustavsson will assume the post by August 1st, replacing Jonas Wiström who is stepping down after 15 successful years at the helm.

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ÅF acquires Midtconsult – strengthened presence in Denmark

Press Releases   •   Dec 14, 2016 09:36 GMT

In line with ÅF growth strategy and ambition to increase its presence in Denmark ÅF acquires Midtconsult, a consulting company with operations in the strong Danish real estate sector.

Through the acquisition of Midtconsult, ÅF continues to grow in Scandinavia. The acquisition will strengthen ÅF’s business in Denmark and provide a robust platform for further growth in the Danish real estate and infrastructure engineering market.

Midtconsult is a multidisciplinary service provider with a strong strategic market position in the real estate development and construction sector. The company has references on large projects across various real estate segments such as residential, commercial, hospitals and public buildings. Midtconsult’s main market is real estate, but the company is also actively expanding in the infrastructure sector. Midtconsult is a fast growing and profitable company with a turnover of close to MSEK 200.

“The combination of ÅF and Midtconsult will form a leading engineering and consultancy provider to the Danish real estate and infrastructure markets and give ÅF a solid platform for further growth in Denmark,” says Jonas Wiström, CEO of ÅF.

Urbanization along with increasing demand for sustainability and energy efficiency bring new business opportunities on which Midtconsult is geared to capitalize.

“We have been looking for a strategic partner to develop our business and after careful evaluation we have decided that ÅF offers Midtconsult and our customers the best opportunities,” says Thomas Duedahl, CEO of Midtconsult.

Midtconsult will be consolidated by the ÅF Group as of January 1, 2017.

For further information:

Mats Påhlsson, President Infrastructure Division
+46 70 534 64 00

Marta Tiberg, Head of Communication and Brand
+46 73 072 70 48

ÅF is an engineering and consulting company for the energy, industrial and infrastructure markets, creating progress for our clients since 1895. By connecting technologies we provide profitable,  innovative and sustainable solutions to shape the future and improve people's lives. Building on our strong base in Europe, our business and clients are found all over the world. 

ÅF – Innovation by experience.

In line with ÅF growth strategy and ambition to increase its presence in Denmark ÅF acquires Midtconsult, a consulting company with operations in the strong Danish real estate sector.

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Jonas Wiström is Leader of the year

News   •   Nov 23, 2016 13:57 GMT

Jonas Wiström, CEO at ÅF, has been appointed Leader of the year 2016. He is recognized for his achievement to develop ÅF into a successful and profitable company.

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ÅF Lighting wins first prize at the 2016 City.People.Light Award

News   •   Nov 14, 2016 13:52 GMT

The city of Aalborg and ÅF lighting was awarded the first prize of the 14th annual City.People.Light award for its innovative urban regeneration project “House of Music Area” in Aalborg, Denmark.

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ÅF Lighting wins the Nordic Lighting Design Award 2016 for Østbanehallen

News   •   Oct 13, 2016 08:54 BST

The prestigious Nordic Lighting Design Award has been awarded to ÅF Lighting for the grand transformation of Oslo’s central railway station – Østbanehallen. The lighting design played a major role in creating a unique atmosphere that blends the historical with the modern, turning the station into an attractive food court and urban space.

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ÅF Lighting wins Swedish Lighting Award for KING K36

Press Releases   •   Sep 07, 2016 14:37 BST

The prestigious Swedish Lighting Award has been awarded to ÅF Lighting for King’s new Stockholm offices.

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ÅF wins major order from Region Gävleborg

Press Releases   •   Sep 07, 2016 06:45 BST

ÅF has been contracted to deliver technical consultancy services to modernize the general hospitals in Gävle and Hudiksvall, Sweden.

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ÅF wins major order from Chr. Hansen in Denmark

Press Releases   •   Aug 24, 2016 07:30 BST

​ÅF has signed a new contract with the bioscience company Chr. Hansen A/S, worth about EUR 5.5 million. ÅF will modernize Chr. Hansen`s production plant in Roskilde, Denmark and the order is an end-to-end solution. The plant in Roskilde produces probiotics used in food and pharmaceutical industries.

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ÅF participated in the 24th ICONE conference

News   •   Aug 16, 2016 07:30 BST

The 24th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE24) was held in Charlotte, USA, July 26th – 30th, 2016. ÅF was represented by Lingfu Zeng of Nuclear Engineering.

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ÅF Offshore Race begins with news of renewed cooperation

Press Releases   •   Jul 01, 2016 14:27 BST

ÅF and Royal Swedish Yacht Club sign agreement for continued cooperation – ÅF is title sponsor for at least three more years

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  • Head of Communication & Brand
  • Responsible for external and internal communication whitin the Group.
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  • +46 10 505 35 75

About ÅF

Innovation by experience

ÅF is an engineering and consulting company for the energy, industrial and infrastructure markets, creating progress for our clients since 1895. By connecting technologies we provide profitable, innovative and sustainable solutions to shape the future and improve people's lives. Building on our strong base in Europe, our business and clients are found all over the world.

ÅF – Innovation by experience.

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