The Board of Piab are pleased to announce that Clas Gunneberg will join as CEO at the latest by November this year. He is currently Executive Vice President of Mobile Climate Control at VBG Group and holds a MSc. in Mechanical Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology and a MBA from School of Business, Economics and Law at Gothenburg University.
”I am very glad to welcome Clas Gunneberg to Piab. Clas is an experienced and highly regarded leader with excellent track record from global businesses, which will be critical for our continued expansion of Piab. We would also like to thank Anders Lindqvist, Piab’s previous CEO, for his valuable contribution to making Piab a global leader in automation solutions. During his time the company has expanded both its global footprint and product offering through a combination of successful R&D and acquisitions”, says Ronnie Leten, Chair of the board of directors at Piab.
”I am very excited by the opportunity to join Piab, a company known for its innovation and entrepreneurship. The automation industry is developing at a rapid pace with strong underlying drivers and technological advances. Piab has a clear strategic direction, a great team, strong product portfolio and proven R&D capabilities which makes it well positioned for continued profitable growth”, says Clas Gunneberg.
Jens Lööw, will be interim CEO of Piab and, after handing over responsibilities to Clas Gunneberg, remain in his current role as CFO.
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Piab provides smart solutions for the automated world, helping thousands of end users and machine producers in e-commerce logistics, food, pharma, automotive and other manufacturing industries to improve energy-efficiency, productivity and working environments. With almost 500 employees and SEK 1.2 bn in sales 2018, Piab is a global organization, serving customers in almost 70 countries from a network of subsidiaries and distributors. By leveraging the ongoing technological development in automation and robotics, and targeting high-growth segments and geographies, Piab’s vision is to become the global leader in gripping and moving solutions.