Alleima has appointed Robert Stål as President of Kanthal division and new member of the Alleima Group Executive Management, effective latest May 22, 2023. He succeeds Anders Björklund, who as previously announced, is leaving Alleima for a position outside the company. Robert Stål is currently CEO of Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection AB.

“Robert Stål is an experienced leader with a strong operational and commercial background. He has proven great performance management and execution skills during his previous assignments at Alleima. I am convinced that he will be a very good fit as President for Kanthal and a great addition to the Group Executive Management,” says Göran Björkman, President and CEO of Alleima.

Robert Stål was born in 1983 and has since 2012 held various senior positions within Alleima, formerly Sandvik Materials Technology. Before becoming CEO of Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection AB in March 2022, he was President of Business Unit EMEA within the Tube division at Alleima. Previous positions also include several different Sales and Marketing, and Product Manager roles within Alleima.

Anders Björklund will leave the company on December 31, 2022. An interim solution for the time until Robert Stål starts his position is currently under development.

Sandviken, November 22, 2022

Alleima AB (publ)

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Alleima AB, formerly Sandvik Materials Technology, is a global manufacturer of high value-added products in advanced stainless steels and special alloys as well as solutions for industrial heating. Based on long-term customer partnerships and leading materials technology, we develop products for the most demanding applications and industries. Our offering includes products like seamless steel tubes for the energy, chemical and aerospace industry, precision strip steel for white goods compressor, air conditioners and knife applications, based on more than 900 active alloy recipes. It also includes ultra-fine wires for medical and micro-electronic devices, industrial electric heating technology and coated strip steel for fuel cell technology for cars, trucks, and hydrogen production. Our fully integrated value chain, from R&D to end-product, ensures industry-leading technology, quality, sustainability, and circularity. Alleima, with headquarter in Sandviken, Sweden and revenues of SEK 13.8 billion in 2021, has more than 5,500 employees and customers in approximately 90 countries. Alleima was listed on Nasdaq Stockholm on August 31, 2022 under the ticker ‘ALLEI’. Learn more at