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New Managing Director and Sales and Marketing Manager at LK Pex
LK Pex has appointed Fredrik Simonsson as Managing Director and Leslie Markussen as new Sales and Marketing Manager. Previous Managing Director Mats Larsson will remain within the organisation as a member of the Board of LK Pex.
Fredrik Simonsson studied engineering and economics and has a background in electrical and electronic components. He joins us from ITAB Shop Products, where he has been Managing Director for the past two years. Prior to this, Fredrik spent many years at OEM International, one of Europe’s leading technical trading companies. Fredrik will be taking up his new position at LK Pex on 15 June.
“It will be tremendously exciting to learn more about LK, the industry and products. I believe that through my background in components and sales to manufacturing customers and wholesalers, I will be able contribute to our continued growth. I also have a very good feeling about the people and corporate culture at LK, which chimes very well with my own values. I am greatly looking forward to learning more about the business so that together with my team I can raise the company to the next level,” says Fredrik Simonsson.
New Sales and Marketing Manager
Leslie Markussen, who has already put in his first couple of weeks at LK, joins us from Borealis Polyolefins, where among other things he was Sales Manager responsible for LK Pex.
“I have had the privilege of working with LK Pex and I appreciate how specialised they are in high-quality PE-Xa production. Through their high product quality standards and strong customer focus, LK Pex has reached as significant position on the Pex pipe market. With their innovative working methods and advanced technology, LK Pex is well prepared for new market opportunities. I am looking forward to strengthening the bond with existing customers and making new contacts,” says Leslie Markussen.
Mats Larsson moving on to LK Pex’s Board of Directors
“I would like to take this opportunity to welcome both Fredrik and Leslie to LK. I am convinced that Fredrik and Leslie will bear their responsibility and pick up the baton in a fantastic manner. I look forward to remaining at LK Pex on the Board of Directors and continuing to develop and ensure the continuity of all our long-term relationships with customers and suppliers. We will be visiting customers and suppliers as soon as possible to introduce our new team. In conclusion, I would also like to take the opportunity to thank all of my colleagues, customers and partners for these years,” says Mats Larsson.
“I would like to warmly welcome both Fredrik and Leslie to LK. After a long and thorough recruitment process, it is reassuring that we have reached our objective of finding two such experienced and suitable candidates. Both have perfect backgrounds and experience for working at LK Pex,” concludes Chairman of the Board Lars-Göran Johansson.
For more information, please contact:
Fredrik Simonsson, Managing Director, LK Pex
+46 321 278 53
Leslie Markussen, Sales and Marketing Manager, LK Pex
+46 321 278 21
For the simpler, smarter everyday
Simpler. Smarter. More sustainable. At LK, we believe there’s a better way to do everything. That’s why – from water, heating and hydronic solutions to pipe extrusion – we push for innovation over status quo and simplicity over complexity. It’s a belief all of us at LK apply to every product and solution we create.
Our Pex Pipe Extrusion business area is an innovative OEM manufacturer of high-quality plastic pipes for the HVAC industry, particularly housing applications. Our proprietary production technology for cross-linking PE-Xa tubes gives pipes unique flexibility and compressive strength. With this and every advancement we make, we aim to simplify your everyday challenges for smarter results today and tomorrow.
Simpler. Smarter. More sustainable. At LK, we believe there’s a better way to do everything. That’s why – from water, heating and hydronic solutions to pipe extrusion – we push for innovation over status quo and simplicity over complexity.It’s a belief all of us at LK apply to every product and solution we create.