HID Global’s CEO to become head of Swedish engineering firm
Widing was appointed as HID Global president and CEO in 2015; he was also executive vice-president of ASSA ABLOY. Widing replaced Denis Hébert at HID Global, who went on join Ottawa-based Feenics as president.
“We are very pleased that Stefan Widing will take on the position as president and CEO of Sandvik,” said Johan Molin, Chairman of the Sandvik Board of Directors, in a statement. “Stefan is a highly appreciated leader with a solid industrial track record of developing organizations and businesses, both organically and through acquisitions. In addition, his competence in advanced technologies and experience from leading digital transformations will be another valuable asset to Sandvik. Stefan definitely has the capabilities needed to continue the decentralized way of working and to ensure Sandvik’s future development.”