As of November 15, Bengt Rosengren has been appointed Vice President Operations at Impact Coatings. Bengt has 30 years of international experience and has a proven track record in production, sales, project management, business strategy and business development. He has worked for Ericsson, Sensys Gatso Group and Arriva Sweden.
Bengt will be based in Linköping and report to CEO Torbjörn Sandberg. Henrik Åkeson, who previously managed operations, has left Impact Coatings to pursue new opportunities. We wish Henrik the very best and thank him for four great years with the company.
“Henrik has been instrumental in transforming Impact Coatings into an industrialized and commercialized company and has contributed to some of the most important milestones we have achieved. Thanks to the fact that Bengt has worked as a consultant for Impact Coatings in 2018, before stepping into the role as VP Operations, he had a head start and has picked up from Henrik from day one. We are happy to have Bengt and his international experience and expertise onboard for this next leg of our commercial journey,” said Torbjörn Sandberg, CEO.
“I’m excited to join Impact Coatings. Since I have worked with the company previously, I know the capacity of the people working here, and of the solutions that we provide. I am also excited to be part of the accelerating journey to transition society towards a safe and sustainable future with the help of Impact Coatings’ environmentally friendly PVD coating technologies. It’s a privilege to join both a great team and a great cause,” said Bengt Rosengren, new VP Operations.
Just one week after Bengt Rosengren’s appointment, Impact Coatings decided to further increase in-house production capacity in Linköping. The premises are, as of the beginning of December, being upgraded to increase efficiency and capacity with an automated production line ready for operation in 2022.
“To meet customer demand, we are increasing our Coating Services capacity and adding system assembly space to our Linköping site. The timing could not be better with Bengt starting his new role,” said Torbjörn Sandberg.