As of June 1 2016, Bo Krogvig will become LKAB's new Senior Vice President, Communications, after having served as acting Senior VP Communications since 1 January.
Most recently, Bo Krogvig has been responsible for Public Affairs at LKAB. Prior to that, he was employed with the business development consultancy Six Year Plan AB, where he was a senior advisor and partner. Krogvig has been an advisor since 1998, before which he served as county council commissioner and head of communications for the Social Democratic Party. The Senior VP Communications answers to the President and CEO and is stationed in Luleå.
“LKAB is facing major challenges due to a completely new market situation and lower iron ore prices. We are moving from a period of expansion and investment to one of consolidation and defence of our operations. In a situation such as this, effective external and internal communications are a key success factor, and Bo Krogvig has the solid experience and expertise that we need at this time,” says Jan Moström, President and CEO at LKAB.
LKAB is an international high-tech minerals group that mines and upgrades the unique iron ore of northern Sweden for the global steel market. Sustainability is core to our business and our ambition is to be one of the industry’s most innovative, resource-efficientand responsible companies. The group had sales of more than SEK 16 billion in 2015 and employs about 4,000 people in 15 countries. Other group business include industrial minerals, drilling systems, rail transport, rockwork services and property management.