Bengt Thorsson (pictured) will take the helm as CEO of Permobil starting September 1. He is succeeding current CEO Jon Sintorn, who is stepping down.

Bengt Thorsson (pictured) will take the helm as CEO of Permobil starting September 1. He will succeed current CEO Jon Sintorn, who is stepping down.

Current Permobil CEO Jon Sintorn will step down and will leave the company on August 31 after 9 years at the position. Bengt Thorsson will succeed him starting September 1, Permobil announces.

“I am very proud to have been part of the Permobil team and for the results that we have achieved. We have entered new markets, added new product lines and many new features, including digitization of our products. The employees of Permobil have a big heart in everything they do for the users and customers. I am convinced that the company will maintain its user focus and continue to deliver fantastic performance,” Sintorn says, in a news release from Lebanon, Tenn-headquartered Permobil.

“Jon Sintorn has led Permobil during 9 years of fast growth and transition. During that time, the company has increased its global footprint and grown from SEK 1 billion to SEK 4 billion in revenue, while maintaining focus on innovation and on delivering value to its customers. I am grateful for Jon’s valuable contribution and the outstanding progress Permobil has achieved during his time as CEO,” states Martin Lundstedt, chairman of the board of directors at Permobil.

“I am very impressed with Permobil’s innovation capacity and the way the company delivers value to its users and customers by improving quality of life. With strong underlying demographic trends and opportunities in connectivity and digitalization, the company is well positioned for continued profitable growth. I am excited to come on board,” Thorsson shares.

“Permobil has a clear strategy and plan to continue to grow in the coming years. I Iook forward to welcoming Bengt Thorsson to lead that journey. With his experience from global sales and operational excellence initiatives, I know that he will bring value and strong leadership to Permobil,” Lundstedt adds.

Sintorn and Thorsson will work together during a transition period before Thorsson takes over as CEO on September 1.

Thorsson currently serves as President EMEA at Dometic. Prior to joining Dometic, he served as senior vice president commercial operations Europe at Scania.

[Source: Permobil]