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APAC SwedCham CEO Talk: Göran Björkman, President and CEO of Alleima

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APAC SwedCham CEO Talk: Göran Björkman, President and CEO of Alleima
APAC SwedCham CEO Talk: Göran Björkman, President and CEO of Alleima

Date and Venue

10 May 2023, 15:00 – 16:00

Microsoft Teams

About the event

The SweCham team is pleased to invite you to our upcoming webinar on Wednesday, 10 May 2023, featuring Mr. Göran Björkman, President and CEO of Alleima.

Materials technology plays a key role in the global energy transition.  New material solutions can challenge the limits of technology and contribute to increased energy efficiency and reduced carbon dioxide emissions.  Sustainability is an integral part of the Alleima commercial strategy.  During the webinar, Mr. Göran Björkman will discuss products and solutions improving energy efficiency and enabling renewable, fossil-free and novel technologies.

We are also pleased to invite Mr. Peter Ling-Vannerus, Chief Representative of SEB in Beijing, who will be the moderator for this webinar.  Join us for this exclusive online event, network with like-minded professionals from across the region, and gain valuable knowledge to help you stay ahead of the curve.


15:00  Opening remarks

15:05  Presentation by Mr. Göran Björkman, President and CEO of Alleima

15:45  Q&A

16:00  End of event

Event Details

Date: Wednesday, 10 May 2023

Time: 15:00 – 16:00 (GTM +7)

Online: Via Microsoft Teams

Ticket: Free

Access: SweCham Members only

Remark: This webinar is open to SweCham members only.  If you would like to become a member, please send a query to, and we will send you more information about member benefits!

Alleima in short:

Alleima, with origin from Sandviken and a history dating back to 1862, is a leading manufacturer of high value-added products in advanced stainless steels and special alloys as well as products for industrial heating. Through close long-term customer partnerships, we advance products, processes and applications in the most demanding industries. With more than 900 active alloy recipes, our offering comprises products for several customer segments, mainly seamless stainless tubes, electric heating technology and resistance materials, ultra-fine wire, and precious metals for use in medical devices and electronic appliances, as well as precision strip steel and strip-based products. Our fully integrated value chain, from R&D to end-product, ensures industry-leading technology, quality, sustainability, and circularity.

About the speakers:

Göran Björkman

Mr. Göran Björkman, age 57, has held various leading positions within Sandvik since 1990 of which around 20 years at the materials technology operations. Currently, he is President and CEO at Alleima and Chairman for Industriarbetsgivarna i Sverige. Most recent positions were Vice President Production at Sandvik Coromant and Vice President Production Strategy, Sandvik Machining Solutions.

He has held various positions at Sandvik since 1990 which include the following:

  • 1990-2005, Production Manager Steam Generator Tubes Production/Plant Mgr. Head of Finance for Tube Division, Sandvik Steel.
  • 2005-2008, Vice President and Head of Primary Products, Sandvik Materials Technology.
  • 2008-2017, Vice President Production, Sandvik Machining Solutions and Vice President Production, Sandvik Coromant.
  • 2017-2022, President of Sandvik Materials Technology.
  • 2022-Currently, President and CEO of Alleima.

Peter Ling-Vannerus

Mr. Peter Ling-Vannerus is the Chief Representative at SEB, Beijing, and is currently also a member of the Board of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in China and of the Executive Committee of the European Chamber of Commerce in China.

Furthermore, he has been the Global Head of Subsidiary Financing at the SEB Head Office, responsible for the development and execution of cost and risk efficient financing solutions for subsidiaries in international markets.  His career includes managing SEB’s activities in France, including Commercial Banking, Equity Analysis and Trading during his time as the Head of SEB Paris Branch. Mr. Peter Ling-Vannerus has also been the Chief Representative in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Managing and developing SEB’s business with Corporate Customers and Correspondent Banks in the Southern Cone markets.

He holds a degree from Georgetown University, Washington DC in International Relations and Finance and from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France.


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