Sandvik names new president

Sandvik Hard Materials has appointed Tom Erixon president and a member of the Sandvik Tooling management team as of Oct. 1. Sven Flodmark will assume a new position in business development for Sandvik Tooling and remains a member of the management team. Peter Larson will perform the duties of CIO parallel to his tasks as CFO. He will thereby become chairman of the board of Sandvik Systems Development and Sandvik Information Technology.