Andreas Örje Wellstam appointed CEO of Swegon
Swegon’s Board of Directors has appointed Andreas Örje Wellstam new CEO of Swegon from September 1, 2020. Andreas Örje Wellstam, 45 years of age, came from Latour when he started at Swegon in 2012 and has since then held multiple executive positions including CFO and Vice President Business Areas Commercial. Andreas will replace Hannu Saastamoinen as CEO. Hannu Saastamoinen, after leaving as CEO, will re-locate to his native Finland, but he will remain within the Latour sphere, both as a board member for Bemsiq Group and as strategic project advisor.
“The Board of Swegon is happy to announce that Andreas Örje Wellstam is appointed to be the next CEO of Swegon. Andreas possesses all the qualities that has been on our list of requirements during the recruitment process. He is a respected and appreciated leader with a strong drive to build successful companies in an international environment, with a visionary approach and a strong focus on growth,” says Jan Hjertonsson, CEO Latour and Chairman of the Board of Swegon.
“I am both excited and honored to take on the role as CEO of Swegon. Swegon has, under the guidance of Hannu Saastamoinen, grown from a profitable Nordic ventilation company into a strong and successful international indoor environment solution provider with a turnover of 6 bn SEK. I am eager to take Swegon to the next level, strengthening our local presence, and continuing to build on our system approach to deliver solutions for healthy and comfortable indoor environments”, says Andreas Örje Wellstam.
“Under the leadership of Hannu Saastamoinen, Swegon has had a very strong development and is a highly successful company, with a great position for future growth. With Andreas track record for leadership that engages and inspires, I’m confident that Swegon will continue its successful journey”, says Johan Hjertonsson, CEO Latour.