Jonas Persson (43) has been appointed new Chief Executive Officer of Nilfisk-Advance A/S, Broendby, Sweden. He is currently member of the Executive Management Board of Assa Abloy and head of Assa Abloy’s Asia-Pacific division. Jonas Persson will take up his duties at the latest by the start of 2014.
|Jonas Persson (figure: Press'n'Relations)|
Persson has an extensive international career background and has achieved significant commercial results in particular in the Alfa Laval Group, Nolato and lately four years in Assa Abloy. Operating from Hong Kong, he has been responsible for more than 16,000 employees throughout the value chain for the region from product development, production and sales.
Persson succeeds Jørgen Jensen, who has resigned and has been appointed CEO in a company outside the NKT Group. He has headed the development in Nilfisk-Advance to today's market leader in production and sales of professional cleaning equipment and will leave the company at the latest by the end of 2013.