Fredrik Vejgården appointed President of SecoFagersta, January 2019 — Fredrik Vejgården has been appointed president and CEO of Seco as of January 1, 2019. In this role, Fredrik will continue to drive and develop a successful and world leading business, driven by strong values.
"I believe in transparency and focus, and I always work to act in that way. I strive for an organization where everyone knows what is important for the business, here and now as well as in the future," says Fredrik Vejgården, President and CEO of Seco. “By engaging everybody, I am convinced that we can develop Seco further and become an even stronger force within the metal cutting industry, ensuring that we deliver sustainable solutions for customers all over the world”.
Since 2015, Fredrik has been Vice President Strategy and Business Development at Sandvik Machining Solutions (SMS), where he has been driving the development of the SMS strategy and building the foundation for the new digital division within SMS. Prior to that he worked at Luvata for 10 years, where he held different executive positions responsible for business operations in UK, Americas and China. Fredrik also has a background as a Management Consultant at McKinsey & Company with focus on operational topics such as LEAN manufacturing and procurement.
Fredrik holds an M. Sc. in Industrial Management and Engineering from Linköping University (Sweden) and has studied International business and computer studies at Sydney University (Australia).