Plasman Group Announces Appointment of Managing Director, CEO and President Europe
October 1, 2018 – Plasman Group, an established leader in the automotive components sector; with over 16 manufacturing facilities across North America and Europe, providing design, mold, paint, chrome and assembly applications for major OEM’s, is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Managing Director, CEO and President Europe, Niklas Berntsson.
Niklas Berntsson will join Plasman Group effective October 1, 2018 as the new Managing Director, CEO and President Europe. In his new position he will be a key stakeholder on the Global Executive Team for Plasman Group and will assume the responsibility for the leadership of all Plastal division locations across Sweden, Belgium and Norway.
“I am pleased to appoint Niklas Berntsson as Managing Director, CEO and President Europe. Niklas brings with him over 20 years of experience in progressively senior roles within purchasing and operations. This, along with his proven ability to lead global teams makes him an ideal fit for this important position”, commented David Wiskel President and CEO Plasman Group.
Most recently Niklas comes to Plasman Group from Assa Abloy as President, Sectional Door and Docking systems Europe. Previous positions and experience included Executive VP Purchasing, VP and General Manager China and Global VP Operations at Kongsberg Automotive, Norway and several key positions within purchasing at Volvo Cars.