New Chairman for Ålö

April 14, 2015


Ålö’s owners Altor Fund III (Altor) and Fort Knox Förvaring (Balticgruppen) and the Ålö Board of Directors are delighted to announce that Mr. Erik Thorsen has accepted the position as Chairman for Ålö
Mr. Thorsen is a Norwegian national and an experienced business leader. He has previously served as CEO of Tomra Systems, a global leader within waste management solutions, and REC, a global leader within renewable energy. Both companies are listed at the Oslo stock exchange. Mr Thorsen has also served as Chairman of several companies such as Eltek, Biotec Pharmacon, Metallkraft, RenoNorden and Energreen. Mr. Thorsen has been elected CEO of the Year (1999) and Chairman of the Year (2013) by the Norwegian business community. Mr. Thorsen has a Master’s degree in business from University of Karlstad
Mr Thorsen has a strong track record in growing businesses globally and the owners and board look forward to working together with Erik in developing Ålö into an even more successful company.


Bengt Maunsbach                                 Krister Olsson
Director of the board                             Director of the board


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