APRIL 18 2013
Handicare, a leading provider of technical aids for the elderly and physically disabled, announced today that Mr. Jonas Arlebäck has accepted our offer to become the new CFO for Handicare becoming effective as of May 1st. The interest in this vacant position has been considerable throughout the search process and we trust to have found with Mr. Arlebäck the right individual.
Mr. Arlebäck has his educational background from well renowned universities in Sweden and is the holder of a MSc in Finance & International Business as well as a MSc in Industrial Engineering and Management.
Mr. Arlebäck has spent most of his career within business consulting, in the end as a Partner. He brings with him substantial and valuable experience from business consulting leaders like McKinsey & Company, Accenture and Acando in Sweden, the UK and the US.
Mr. Arlebäck came into Handicare as an ad interim Finance Director at the end of last year while we were searching for the CFO position.
Handicare AS was founded in 1986 and provides technical aids for the elderly and physically disabled. Its products include wheelchairs and homecare products (such as stair lifts), patient handling, personal transfer and bathroom safety products and automobile adaptation solutions. Through its subsidiary Puls, the company is also a market leader in distribution of capital goods and consumables to hospitals and institutions in Norway. Handicare has its headquarters in Moss, Norway, and has subsidiaries in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, England, Belgium, Poland, the USA, Canada and China, and distributes its own products to an additional 30 markets. Handicare has 1,350 employees.
For more information:
CEO Handicare - Mr. Peter J. Byloos
Tel: + 47 69 24 44 28