Henrik Ager appointed new President and CEO of Höganäs


Lindéngruppen company Höganäs AB has appointed Henrik Ager as the new President and CEO of Höganäs, starting October 2, 2023. Henrik Ager is currently CEO of Copperstone Resources AB.

“We are very pleased to welcome Henrik Ager as the new CEO of Höganäs. Henrik has strong experience leading successful businesses based on involving leadership and a clear strategic agenda. Under the leadership of Henrik, the board looks forward to further executing on our existing strategy to be the preferred supplier of sustainable metal powder, thus continuing to strengthen Höganäs position as the market leader of metal powders for demanding uses in automotive and many other industries,” says Magnus Hall, Chair of Höganäs.

“I am both proud and excited to lead Höganäs going forward. Höganäs is a global leader in powder metallurgy and surface coating, with an exceptional team and a world-leading portfolio of products and innovations. We now need to continue to leverage these strengths to both lead and support the sustainable transition for customers and society at large, utilising the capabilities of metal powder technology,” says Henrik Ager, new CEO of Höganäs.

“It is very positive that a new CEO has been recruited, I am happy to welcome Henrik to Höganäs and to team up with him and the leadership team to continue refining and executing on our exciting strategy,” says Magnus Eriksson, CFO and Interim CEO.

Henrik Ager is currently the CEO of Copperstone Resources AB. Prior to this, Henrik spent eight years with Sandvik as the Business Area President of Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions, Division President of Sandvik Rock tools and Vice President Strategy of Sandvik Mining. Before Sandvik, Henrik was a partner at McKinsey where he spent 16 years. Henrik is a Swedish national and has an MSc in Accounting & Finance from the Stockholm School of Economics.

Until Henrik Ager is in place, Magnus Eriksson continues in his capacity as the Interim CEO.

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