Unelind was formerly vice president, Operations in Sandvik's Stationary Crushing & Screening division. He joined the Swedish quarrying and mining plant manufacturing giant in 2013. He succeeds outgoing president Andy McCullock, who has been thanked by the company for his "valuable contributions to the Mobiles' division, as well as for his long and dedicated service to Sandvik."
With a strong background in international business with a particular emphasis on operations, sourcing, technical and quality management, Unelind's execution capabilities, strong leadership, and focus on collaboration will help deliver Sandvik's Make the Shift strategy and maximise uptime across the manufacturer's extensive machinery range.
Speaking about his appointment, Unelind said: "I am excited to join the business at a time when we are developing new solutions for our customers. We believe that sustainable business practices not only help foster a better future: they also translate to better productivity and efficiency. From operations to logistics, we strive to be a leading sustainability partner for our customers. We strive to advance the world through engineering!"