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Huddig appoints Håkan Bäckström as new CEO

Lars Lindahl and Håkan Bäckström
Lars Lindahl (left) and Håkan Bäckström (right). Huddig

The excavator loader manufacturer Huddig has appointed Håkan Bäckström as its new CEO. He will take on the position at the latest by the end of 2023. He succeeds Lars Lindahl, who has been CEO for almost 20 years, and has chosen to retire.

Håkan Bäckström comes most recently from a position as CEO of Hexatronic Cables & Interconnect Systems AB, where he contributed to growth and increased profitability.

Huddig's chairman Jan Wallberg expresses how important Lars Lindahl has been in developing Huddig's business until today. Huddig is now facing further export investments and an increased focus on the green transition. The incoming CEO brings expertise from previous positions.

Håkan Bäckström will be important in our future development and international growth journey. His experience from similar initiatives in other industries will be beneficial for Huddig.

Lars Lindahl has chosen to retire and will remain on the company's board.

"It has been 20 intense and exciting years in this fantastic company," says Lindahl. "Now the timing is perfect for handing over the CEO role to Håkan Bäckström. I look forward to following his work with the company from the boardroom.

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Kabelvägen 2
SE, 824 50


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