Organisational changes in Sweden and China

(2010-06-24) It is our pleasure to announce that Thomas Löfgren has been appointed General Manager for Kitron Sweden, starting July 1, 2010. Thomas will, in addition to this role, continue as Managing Director for Kitron Microelectronics AB in Jönköping. In his role as General Manager, Thomas will be part of Kitron’s Corporate Management Team and  report to CEO Jörgen Bredesen. Thomas has been Managing Director of Kitron Microelectronics AB since 2004.
 
With effect from the same date Stefan Tjust has been appointed Managing Director of Kitron AB in Karlskoga. He will report to General Manager Kitron Sweden Thomas Löfgren. Stefan has, since February 2009, been Site Manager in our Karlskoga operations.
 
CEO Jörgen Bredesen has, since March 1, 2010, temporarily been acting as General Manager for Kitron Sweden and as Managing Director for Kitron AB in Karlskoga. Jörgen will, from July 1, step out of these roles as a consequence of the above-mentioned changes. Jörgen Bredesen will continue as Chairman of the board in Kitron AB and Kitron Microelectronics AB.
 
Furthermore we are happy to announce that Yvonne Wenzel has been appointed as General Manager for Kitron Electronics Manufacturing (Ningbo) Co Ltd. Yvonne has several years of experience from management positions in various industries and holds a Master in Business Administration. Since 2007 she has been General Manager for Duramotive (Beijing) Co Ltd in China. Duramotive is a supplier to the automotive Industry with BMW as a customer.
 
Yvonne will report to CEO Jörgen Bredesen and will be part of Kitron’s Corporate Management Team. Yvonne will be relocating to Ningbo and start her new position in Kitron on August 1, 2010.
 
For further information please contact:
Jørgen Bredesen, CEO of Kitron ASA, phone: (+47) 4825 2584, or e-mail: jorgen.bredesen@kitron.com
 
Kitron is one of Scandinavia’s leading companies in development, industrialisation and manufacturing of electronics for the Data/Telecoms, Defence, Energy, Industry, Medical equipment and Offshore/Marine sectors. The company is located in Norway, Sweden, Lithuania, Germany and China. Kitron had a revenue of about NOK 1.7 billion in 2009 and has about 1,100 employees. www.kitron.com