Hiab Names Lindfors VP of New Business Solutions | Construction News

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Hiab, part of Cargotec, has appointed Jan-Erik Lindfors as vice president, new business solutions and a member of Hiab leadership team. He starts Sept.1, 2016.

Jan-Erik Lindfors joins Hiab from HiQ Finland, where he has been vice president of strategy and business development since November 2013 with a focus on digital strategy and digital transformation.

He has an extensive working experience in information technology, telecom, and international manufacturing. Lindfors has worked in several roles ranging from strategic planning, business development, sales, marketing, and product management, to market intelligence, program, and project management, and software development. 

"Digitalization will be a key enabler of Hiab's strategy to become number one in intelligent load handling. I am delighted to have Jan-Erik to join the Hiab team to drive our digitalization efforts and lead this important area in order to develop new solutions that unlock the full potential of load handling,"said Roland Sunden, president of Hiab. "Taking advantage of digital opportunities will give our customers the tools to manage the increased complexity of load handling in a more efficient way."