Helen Blomqvist appointed President at Sandvik Coromant
As president, Blomqvist will be responsible for enhancing Sandvik Coromant’s position in manufacturing tools and machining solutions and sharing the knowledge that drives the manufacturing industry forward. Blomqvist will report to the newly appointed President of Sandvik Machining Solutions, Nadine Crauwels, and will be a member of the Sandvik Machining Solutions Management Team. She starts her new position on 1st December 2020.
Blomqvist has a solid background with Sandvik Coromant and joined the company in 2003 as a research engineer. In her 17 years, she has held various managerial positions in Product Management and R&D, as well as in sales — having been the General Manager for Sales Area North Europe. She holds two patents and in 2018, she was awarded Sandvik Coromant Leader of the Year.
Blomqvist is a Swedish national and holds a PhD in Structural Chemistry from Stockholm University.
“I am pleased and honoured to have the opportunity to lead Sandvik Coromant, a company with a fantastic position for products and solutions that are adding value to our customers. I look forward to working with Sandvik Coromant's management team, employees and partners to continue to develop our offering, our innovation power and to implement our strategy to lead the industry forward and shape the future of the manufacturing industry. My focus will be to strengthen our role as market leader,” said Blomqvist.