SKF India appoints Carl Orstadius as Managing Director

2018 March 20, 10:00 IST

The Board of Directors has today appointed Carl Orstadius as Managing Director of the Company effective April 1, 2018 or from the date of receipt of employment visa whichever is later.

Mr. Carl Orstadius, aged 56 years has done Master of Business Administration from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.  Mr. Orstadius has been associated with SKF Group since 1987 and has held several leading positions in the past with SKF Group. In his current role with Automotive & Aero Business Segment of SKF Group at Gothenburg, Sweden in addition to the Controlling function, he is also in charge of Supply Chain, Investments and Integrated Cost Reductions and in the past three years, he has been the driver behind improvement in the operating margin of the Global Automotive business for SKF.

Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Rakesh Makhija, Chairman of the Board said, “We are delighted to have Mr. Carl Orstadius joining as the MD of SKF India Limited. He has nearly three decades of global experience with SKF Group. He has a strong track record of executing business turnarounds and managing very successful Product and Business Development. I am confident that Mr. Orstadius will further lead our Company in growing and delivering value to our stakeholders.”

For further information, please contact:
Mallika Apte, +91 20 6611 2250; mallika.apte@skf.com

SKF India is part of AB SKF , a leading global supplier of bearings, seals, mechatronics, lubrication systems, and services which include technical support, maintenance and reliability services, engineering consulting and training. SKF is represented in 130 countries with 108 manufacturing units.

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