Below list shows the regional presidents of FLSmidth
FLSmidth’s presidents of its seven regions are experienced business people, each with a background and practical experience that matches FLSmidth's needs, challenges and practical issues.
President of Regions
MSc (Mining Engineering). With FLSmidth since 2014. Australian.
Formerly with Sandvik: Vice President Sales Area Australia Mining (2012-2013); Vice President Aftermarket Construction Segment (2008-2011); General Manager Underground Mining Region Australia (2005-2008).
Ramanathan (Ram) Chandran
President, Region Subcontinental India
Chemical Engineer, MBA
Claudio Garcia Bernal
President, Region South America
Region President for SAMER and Head of Mining Sales & Services Chile/Region Service Execution, SAMER. Claudio Garcia Bernal has many years of mining experience, including minerals processing as well as sales and service of capital mining equipment.
Carsten Riisberg Lund
President, Region Europe, North Africa and Russia
Executive Master of Business Administration, Bachelor of Mechanical and Process Engineering. With FLSmidth since 1988. Danish.
Formerly various positions with FLSmidth: Managing Director & Country Head, FLSmidth India (2015-2018); Group Executive Vice President, Material Handling Division (2012-2014); Global ERP Program Director (2011-2012); Managing Director, FLSmidth Airtech (2007-2011); Vice President of Engineering, FLSmidth Airtech (2003-2007).
Deon de Kock
President, Region Sub-Saharan Africa & Middle East
MBA, Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering. With FLSmidth since 2016. South African.
Former position in FLSmidth: Vice President - Minerals Division, Sub-Saharan Africa (2016-2018). Formerly with Sentula Mining Limited: Chief Operational Officer, Opencast Mining, South Africa (2015-2016). Formerly with No Limits Group: Managing Director (2008-2014). Formerly various positions with Sandvik: Vice President, Construction, South Europe, North Africa & Middle East (2005-2007); Business Line Manager, South Europe, North Africa & Middle East (2004); General Manager Operations, South Africa (1995-2003).
Per Mejnert Kristensen
President, Region Asia
MSc (Mechanical Engineering), Bachelor of Commerce degree, International Trade, Graduate Diploma (Bus. Admin.), International Trade, GMP, CEDEP (INSEAD). With FLSmidth since 1992. Danish.
Formerly various positions with FLSmidth: Group Executive Vice President, Cement Division (2012-2018), Vice President, Head of Project Division EMEA/APAC, FLSmidth (2009-2012); Vice President, Head of Project Division 1, FLSmidth (2005-2008); General Manager, FLSmidth China (2000-2005); Chief Representative, Thailand, FLSmidth (1996-1999).
President, Region North America
MBA, Business Administration and Management, BS Metallurgical Engineering. With FLSmidth since 1982. American.
Formerly various positions with FLSmidth: Senior VP Global Product Line Management (2018-2019), President of FLSmidth Krebs Product Company (2010-2018), VP of Sales Krebs and FLSmidth Krebs (1994-2010), CFO Krebs (1992-1994), Various sales position with Krebs (1982-1992).
President, Region Australia
MBA, Mechanical Engineering
Last updated on 14 September 2020