Mectec Elektronik AB, the global supplier of print and apply coding equipment is pleased to announce the appointment of Rikard Malmback as Managing Director with effect from the 1st September. Rikard most recently has had the role of Vice President of Business Development at SWEP in Landskrona, Sweden; part of Dover Corporation.
"We are delighted to welcome Rikard to Mectec and the Domino Group; he brings the right breadth of leadership and experience to deliver the sales growth, product strategies and infrastructure development we have planned for our print and apply business. He has a wealth of experiences that will be complementary to the group management team and we look forward to working with him", says Rachel Hurst, Group Operations Director at Domino Printing Sciences plc.
Rikard joined SWEP in 1993 and has been an instrumental part of the group management team responsible for developing the organisation from $10M turnover when he joined to $250M today. SWEP’s products serve as key components in refrigeration and air-conditioning systems, heat pumps, boilers which sell in over 90 countries worldwide. He has had a range of general management, commercial, project and operational roles, most recently working in planning of strategic projects at group level. Rikard achieved an Executive MBA whilst at SWEP and an MSc in Mechanical Engineering prior to working for Alfa Laval.
"I'm excited about the opportunities presented in leading Mectec and hope to be able to use my experience to continue the successful growth and development of Mectec", says Rikard Malmback.
We would like to thank Patrik Jenemark who left the company on the 6th July for his contribution to Mectec over the last 5 years; he has developed and led the team to deliver significant improvements in sales growth and returns from the business during his tenure.
Rikard Malmback, +46 708 15 77 73
About Mectec Elektronik AB
Mectec is an international company that develops, manufactures and sells industrial solutions for Print and Apply. In addition to complete standard solutions, Mectec offers tailored labelling solutions based on the customer’s needs and preferences. This has given Mectec a market leading position. The company has expanded rapidly in recent years and currently employs about 70 people in Sweden. Mectec is represented in over 30 countries and is a part of Domino Printing Sciences plc, listed on the London Stock Exchange. For more information about Mectec, visit www.mectec.com