Patrik Andersson appointed as new President and CEO for Loomis AB
The Board of Directors of Loomis AB has appointed Patrik Andersson as new President and CEO for Loomis AB. Patrik is 52 years old and currently President of Orkla Foods Sweden. He will join Loomis on May 9, 2016, at the latest. Lars Blecko will remain as CEO until Patrik Andersson has started in his position.
Patrik Andersson has a degree in international business and economics from the University of Lund and he has long experience in Swedish and international sales. Patrik has, among other things, worked in senior management positions within the Unilever group for 12 years, as President for Wasabröd globally within the Barilla group and also as President and CEO for the Norwegian listed food company Rieber&Son during 2008 to 2012. Patrik is also a board member of Spendrups Bryggeri AB.
“Patrik Andersson has a solid background within marketing, sales and corporate management and he has extended experience of international business within the, for Loomis, important retail segment. With Patrik as a new President and CEO Loomis will have an excellent successor of Lars Blecko. Patrik will lead and prioritize Loomis increased focus on growth” says Alf Göransson, Chairman of the Board of Loomis.