Gustaf Salford has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Elekta, effective July 1, 2017.
Salford will be succeeding Håkan Bergström, who will retire per the same date. Salford joined Elekta in 2009 and has worked in several financial leadership roles within the company, most recently as Head of Group Business Control.
In addition to an MSc degree in Business Administration from the Stockholm School of Economics, Salford brings broad financial experience from among others Boston Consulting Group and Booz Allen Hamilton, as well as intimate knowledge of Elekta and the medical device industry.
“I look very much forward to working with Gustaf as our CFO. He has broad financial expertise and shown impressive capabilities in helping us to transform, something he will continue to focus on. I am positive that he will provide us with the financial strategy, vision and leadership required to continue to successfully drive profitable growth at Elekta,” says Elekta President and CEO, Richard Hausmann.
“Håkan has been a key member of our executive team and Elekta’s CFO for over 16 years. He has made countless contributions to Elekta’s development and growth during his tenure. His business acumen and experience in financial matters, combined with his focus on results and value, have been instrumental for Elekta’s success. Our board is very grateful for his contributions and dedication and wishes him all the best in the future,” says Laurent Leksell, Elekta’s Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors.