Frontmatec appoints new CEO

Frontmatec appoints new CEO

Jens Kristensen has been appointed CEO for the Frontmatec Group. In addition, Mr Kristensen will assume the responsibility of the COO position.

Jens Kristensen, CEO of Frontmatec.

Jens Kristensen, new CEO of Frontmatec.

Frontmatec is a worldwide supplier of red meat processing systems and the company report that it has grown significantly over recent years, both organically and through the acquisition of other companies. Annual sales today are in excess of EUR 240 million with more than 1,200 employees.

In a statement, Frontmatec said that  in order to manage the increased complexity and to further professionalise the expanding operations, it has been decided to strengthen the Frontmatec leadership team with a person who has a strong operations background and who has successfully managed businesses globally.

In welcoming Jens Kristensen, Chairman of Frontmatec Arne Vraalsen commented: “The solution of appointing a CEO with strong operations skills had been proposed by our previous CEO, Henrik Andersen. Henrik will continue in his role as Chief Commercial Officer, where he has done a fantastic job in terms of creating growth, building markets and securing technology.

“I am very thankful that Henrik will now put all his energy behind developing an even stronger customer offering, and accelerating growth further in our existing and new markets. I believe that both our customers and Frontmatec will benefit greatly from this.”

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