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Ronnie Leten

Ronnie Leten

Experienced Chair: OMX Stockholm 30, Public Sector, Private Sector
Experienced CEO: Public Sector

  • 20 years of international senior leadership experience
  • Multi-industry knowledge in diversified industrials, automotive, manufacturing, private equity
  • Experience as Compensation Committee Chair, Finance Committee Chair, Audit Committee member, Purchasing Committee member, Nomination Committee member
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Current Positions

Ronnie Leten is the Chairman of Ericsson AB, Chairman of Piab Group AB and Chairman of Epiroc AB. 

Industry Knowledge

Professional experience from positions in the automotive and industrial sector at Atlas Copco AB and Tenneco Automotive. Ronnie was President and CEO of Atlas Copco AB and held various leadership positions within the Atlas Copco Group. During his 8-year tenure as CEO of the Atlas Copco AB the company’s market capitalisation quadrupled to €45bn. He stepped down from this role in early 2017.

His previous positions include plant manager of Tenneco Automotive in Belgium and various positions within General Biscuits SA in Belgium. 

Ronnie was Non-Executive Director on the Board of SKF AB, a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Electrolux AB and was Chairman of Electrolux AB from 2014 until April 2018.

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