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Magnus Johansson appointed Senior Vice President SKF Group Business Development and Government Relations

Magnus Johansson
Magnus Johansson

2009 November 20, 08:00 CET

Magnus Johansson has been appointed Senior Vice President Group Business Development and Government Relations. He will take up the position on January 1, 2010 and also as from the same date become member of SKF Group Management.

Magnus Johansson is at present President for SKF in China. He joined SKF in 1981. He has lived and worked abroad and has held a number of executive positions within the company.

Magnus Johansson is 54 years old and has a university degree in Organisational Behaviour and Psychology from the University of Gothenburg.

Göteborg, 20 November 2009

Aktiebolaget SKF

AB SKF may be required to disclose the information provided herein according to the Securities Markets Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication at 08.00 am on 20 November 2009.

For further information, please contact:
PRESS: Ingalill Östman, SKF Group Communication, tel: +46 31-337 3260, mobile: +46 706-973260, e-mail:

IR: Marita Björk, SKF Investor Relations, tel: +46 31-337 1994, mobile: +46 705-181994, e-mail:

SKF is a leading global supplier in the areas of bearings, seals, mechatronics, services and lubrication systems. The Group’s service offer includes technical support, maintenance services, engineering consultancy and training. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has 15,000 distributor locations worldwide. The Group’s annual sales 2008 were SEK 63,361 million. The number of employees was 44,799.

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