Carbomax has appointed Richard Jansson as new CEO. Richard currently holds the position as President of the business unit Heating Materials at the Kanthal division at Alleima. He has previously held senior positions at Seco Tools and worked as a management consultant. Richard has both a Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics and a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management.
– We are delighted to welcome Richard as the new CEO of Carbomax. His solid experience, both within the industry and as a leader, will be key abilities in the work to further strengthen Carbomax’s position as a reliable and sustainable supplier to the metallurgical industry in the Nordics. We look forward to the journey ahead, said chairwoman Carina Andersson.
Carbomax has recently undergone significant growth. Its revenue over the past five years has doubled and the company has established itself as a leading supplier of carbon, biocarbon, metals, and ferroalloys.
– It will be an exhilarating and rewarding challenge to contribute to Carbomax’s continued growth journey. The company is in an exciting phase and there is considerable potential in the business. I look forward to getting to know and work with Carbomax’s employees, customers, and suppliers, said Richard Jansson.
Richard Jansson will start as Chief Executive on April 8. Until then, Per Nyström will remain acting CEO.
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Carbomax, founded in 1992, is specialized in adapting carbon and alloys to steel plant and foundry processes. Carbomax also creates briquettes out of waste from the iron- and steel industry, which contributes to more effective metal recycling and a reduced use of virgin resources. The annual turnover is approximately 1.5 billion SEK. The firm employs more than 30 people and every year delivers approximately 80,000 tons of raw materials to the metallurgic industry in Sweden and the Nordics.