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Atlas Copco appoints new division president


July 29, 2013
By Rock to Road

July 29, 2013, Stockholm, Sweden – Atlas Copco has appointed
Johan Halling as president of the Mining and Rock Excavation Technique business
area and member of group management.

Halling has been president of Atlas Copco Rock Drilling
Division in Sweden since 2002 and is replacing Bob Fassl.

Halling began at Atlas Copco in 1998 as president of one of
the electric tool divisions within Industrial Technique that Atlas Copco owned
at the time. Prior to joining Atlas Copco, he was president of VOAC Hydraulics,
a joint venture between Atlas Copco and Volvo.

Between 1981 and 1990 he worked for power and automation
technologies group ABB, in different positions, including divisional president
for ABB Robotics and Factory Automation.