His exact starting date is to be confirmed.
He succeeds Ola Salmén, who will leave Sandvik for other opportunities. Salmén will stay with Sandvik until year end.
Nilsson is currently head of customer unit Central Europe at Ericsson based in Vienna, Austria. His most recent experiences includeppositions such as CFO/COO of Ericsson North America and CFO of Ericsson Brazil.
"I would like to thank Ola for his contribution to developing the financial processes within the Sandvik Group and wish him all the best going forward. Finally, I also want to welcome Emil to this position as CFO at Sandvik," says Olof Faxander, President and CEO of Sandvik.