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WoodEye AB names new CEO

January 18, 2016 - On Jan. 14, Leif Erlandsson took up his new role as president and CEO of WoodEye AB in Linköping, Sweden. With its timber scanner, WoodEye AB is a world-leading supplier of image systems for quality and production control within the woodworking industry. 

Erlandsson was acting CEO and president of Woodeye AB from 1997 to 2008. Following 10 years at WoodEye, Erlandsson continued his career within the high tech industry with companies such as CybAero AB and Intuitive Aerial AB, as well as business coach at Sweden`s most prominent business incubator LEAD in Linköping and as entrepreneur in several start-ups. 

Leif Erlandsson succeeds Jonas Eklind, who has left WoodEye to head cleantech company Cleanergy AB in Gothenburg, Sweden. 

“We are extremely pleased that Leif has chosen to come back to work with us,” says WoodEye chairman Federico Giudiceandrea. “Leif knows the company and the industry and has an abundance of experience in the woodworking industry and in managing international tech-based companies”. 

WoodEye is one of the world’s leading image processing companies. The company’s focus is entirely on the woodworking business. WoodEye has performed more than 550 scanner installations worldwide. Customers include many of the world’s leading sawmills and producers of components, furniture, windows, construction timber and glulam beams, panel and edge planning, glulam segments for panels, parquet and flooring. 

“It is great to be back at WoodEye,” says Erlandsson. “WoodEye is one of the strongest trademarks in the industry and is the home of some of the brightest minds within the image processing community, it is a great team to lead.”

Source: WoodEye AB

January 18, 2016  By  Andrew Snook

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