Extensive industrial background and international experiencewill be a great asset to Getinge
Mattias Perjos has been named as the new President and CEO of Getinge. He will take up his new role on 1 May 2017 at the latest.
Perjos joins Getinge from the Coesia Group, a privately owned Italian group of companies, where he holds the position as CEO of the IPS Division and a member of Group management since 2012. In addition, He is Managing Director of Coesia International which includes the subsidiaries in China, Japan, South Korea, South-East Asia, India, the Americas, Russia, Africa and the Middle East.
Born in 1972 and holding a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management from Lulea University of Technology, Perjos began his career at Sandvik and shortly thereafter joined FlexLink, where he held a number of leading international positions between the years 1997 and 2012, including the role of CEO from 2006.
'Getinge is a great company and I have closely followed its performance over many years. I am aware that the company is undergoing an extensive transformation and I look forward to meeting the challenges and to building a strong Getinge together with its employees,' said Perjos.
Joacim Lindoff will continue in his role as Acting President and CEO until Mattias takes up his position. Thereafter, Joacim will be responsible for Patient & Post-Acute Care and will continue to be part of Getinge’s Executive Team.
Should the Extra General Meeting approve the Board’s proposal on the distribution of Patient & Post-Acute Care, formerly Extended Care, the intention is to appoint Joacim President and CEO for the newly listed company. Further, the intention is that Johan Malmquist becomes the Chairman of the Board of the new company.
'I am very pleased to welcome Mattias Perjos to Getinge. He has an extensive industrial background and international experience that will be a great asset to Getinge as we meet our challenges and continue to build the company for the future,' said Carl Bennet, Chairman of the Group. 'Joacim has done a very good job as Acting President and CEO for Getinge and I am very pleased that he will lead the newly listed company in the future.'