Elekta has announced that Richard Hausmann, President and Chief Executive Officer, has decided to resign for personal reasons with immediate effect.
“It has been a privilege to lead Elekta’s journey over the past four years, helping our customers to improve the life of millions of cancer patients around the world. I am proud to have been part of driving Elekta forward to revolutionize cancer care. I wish Elekta and all its employees every success in the coming years. I now look forward to pursuing my interests and other things in life,” says Richard Hausmann.
Gustaf Salford appointed Acting President and CEO
Elekta’s Board of Directors has initiated a recruitment process and has appointed Gustaf Salford as Acting President and CEO. Gustaf Salford has held senior management positions in Elekta for eleven years and, until today, the position as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
Johan Adebäck, Group Treasurer, with more than 15 years’ experience from senior Finance management positions in Elekta, has been appointed Acting Chief Financial Officer.
“We are grateful for Richard’s contributions to Elekta over the past four years. He has successfully driven, among other things, our strategic innovation agenda supporting our future growth, including the introduction of our breakthrough clinical solution, Unity. We acknowledge Richard’s desire to resign from Elekta, we sincerely thank him for his contributions and wish him all the best for the future,” says Laurent Leksell, Chairman of the Board.