Alex Myers assumes CEO position for Getinge group
2015-01-12 [Press release]
The publicly listed Swedish company Getinge Group announced today the appointment of Hilding Anders CEO Alex Myers as new CEO for its Group. Anders Pettersson, Hilding Anders Chairman and Group CEO 2012-13, has decided to take on the role as Interim CEO when Alex Myers leaves the company during the second quarter 2015.
“We do sincerely regret Alex’ decision as he has been doing an excellent job for Hilding Anders. However, we understand that the opportunity of being able to return to his long-term employer Getinge as Group CEO was too attractive to withstand,” comments Chairman Anders Pettersson. “We thank Alex for the energy and initiatives during his time with us and are wishing him the best of luck in the future”, Anders Pettersson concludes.
“The twelve months at the helm of Hilding Anders have – although far too short – been an exciting and rewarding period of time for me. We have managed to strengthen our position in the market place in 2014 and have grown the business currency adjusted with 11%. We stand strong and I will do everything I can to ensure a smooth and successful transition for my successor”, says Alex Myers.
The search process of finding a permanent CEO has been initiated.