Roger Johansson, new Managing Director Northern Europe

March 21, 2016

LKAB Minerals has appointed Roger Johansson to new managing director for Northern Europe. He most recently served as CFO for the same company.

“Roger has a long experience of the industrial minerals industry as well as of our business and is the right leader to realise our growth plans in the Northern Europe Region” says Leif Boström, CEO LKAB Minerals.

Roger has been employed by LKAB in 1996-2001 and from 2003 and onwards, he has most recently served as CFO for LKAB Minerals since 2005. Besides leading the finance operations he has also been MD of the Swedish Entity (LKAB Minerals AB) and managed a business area as well as the administrative work in the corporation. Roger has already started in the Position as Managing Director of the Northern Europe Region, where the responsibilities are to manage the operations, manufacturing and sales in the Norther Europe Region.

”I look forward to managing the Northern Europe region. It is our home market and we have ambitions to continue growing the industrial minerals business with good profitability. There are a number of interesting prospects in the pipeline and I am hopeful we will realise the majority of them” says Roger Johansson.

“Appointing Roger as Managing Director for the Northern Europe region is part of strengthening our commercial structure to achieve a planned growth of at least 15 percent. Roger has extensive insight into our business and will focus on developing profitable growth together with our existing and competent team in Finland and Sweden” says Leif Boström.

LKAB Minerals

LKAB Minerals is an international industrial minerals group with a leading position in a number of product applications. We develop sustainable mineral solutions in partnership with our customers, supplying natural minerals engineered for functionality and usability.

LKAB Minerals has sales representation, offices, production units and deposits in 13 countries in Europe, Asia and the US and employs around 325 people. LKAB Minerals had a turnover of 164 MEURO 2014 and is part of the Swedish company LKAB, one of the world’s leading producers of highly upgraded iron ore products, and a major supplier of mineral products for other industrial sectors.

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.