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Ivo Maltir appointed President Chicago Pneumatic Tools division

February 26, 2018

Atlas Copco has appointed Ivo Maltir as President of the Chicago Pneumatic Tools division in the Industrial Technique business area, effective April 1, 2018. He succeeds Philippe Artzet, who is retiring.

Ivo Maltir, a Belgian citizen, joined the Atlas Copco Group in 2004 following the acquisition of Scanrotor NV, when he became General Manager for its Customer Center in Turkey. In 2007, he was appointed General Manager for the Desoutter Application Center in Nantes, France, where he led a restructuring to make it more agile and customer focused. He started his current role as Vice President Desoutter in 2009, responsible for developing the business line.
"Ivo's broad and international experience, his leadership capabilities and successful track record in business development make him the ideal candidate for this new mission," said Henrik Elmin, Business Area President Industrial Technique. "Please join me in welcoming Ivo, and wishing him the very best of success."
Ivo Maltir's education includes degrees in industrial engineering and industrial chemistry from universities in Belgium.

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-Ola Kinnander, Media Relations Manager
+46 8 743 8060 or +46 70 347 2455

Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. The Group serves customers with innovative compressors, vacuum solutions and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. Atlas Copco develops products and services focused on productivity, energy efficiency, safety and ergonomics. The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 180 countries. In 2017, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 116 (BEUR 12) and about 47 000 employees.

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