New Business Unit President for Ovako in Hällefors

Erik Bohman has been appointed as the new Business Unit President of Ovako Hällefors. Erik has worked at Ovako since 2011, most recently in charge of Cromax where he successfully contributed to the development of the business. Erik Bohman takes on his new role from 1 October 2017.

“I look forward to welcoming Erik to the executive management team, as President of Business Unit Hällefors,” says Marcus Hedblom, Ovako’s President and CEO. “His extensive experience and ability to drive commercial and customer-oriented business development will be a great asset in the continued development of our operations in Hällefors.”

Erik takes over from Mathias Tillman, who has held two parallel roles over the past year.  Mathias will now fully focus on his responsibilities as Ovako’s EVP Group Sales.

“This change creates the scope for Mathias to fully focus on continuing to develop our customer relations globally. I would like to thank Mathias for his contributions as Business Unit President Hällefors and look forward to have him successfully continue developing our sales organization,” says Marcus Hedblom.

About Ovako

Ovako develops high-tech steel solutions for, and in cooperation with, its customers in the bearing, transport and manufacturing industries. Our steel makes our customers’ end products more resilient and extends their useful life, ultimately resulting in smarter, more energy-efficient and more environmentally friendly products. 

Our production is based on recycled scrap and includes steel in the form of bar, tube, ring and components. Ovako is represented in more than 30 countries and has sales offices in Europe, North America and Asia. Ovako’s sales in 2016 amounted to EUR 781million, and the company had 2,800   employees at year-end For more information, please visit us at


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