Atlas Copco Power Names New President

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Atlas Copco Power Technique has appointed Mikael Andersson as president of the Power and Flow division, effective February 1, 2021.

In his new position, Andersson will be responsible for the global operations of the Power and Flow division within the Business Area of Power Technique. The Power and Flow division designs, develops, manufactures, and sells generators, light towers and pumps.

Andersson currently holds the position of general manager for Power Technique North America, a position he has held since 2018. In this position, he led the company in growing each of its core product categories—air, power, and flow—within the contractor, dealer, and rental segments in the U.S. and Canada. He has held various roles within Atlas Copco since he started working with the company in 2002.

“Mikael has good experience from his time in Power Technique,” said Andrew Walker, Business area president, Power Technique. “With his proven track record in management, finance, as well as sales and service development, he will take the division to the next level.”

Andersson will continue to work in Rock Hill, South Carolina, the home of Atlas Copco’s 180,000-square-foot manufacturing facility. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics Degree from Orebro University in Sweden, and a Bachelor of Science in Transport Management Degree from Gothenburg University in Sweden.