SKF announced changes to management
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SKF announced changes to group management, including the retirement of Patrick Tong, president, China and Northeast Asia. Tong joined SKF in 1989.
Kent Viitanen, president, EMEA is leaving SKF. Viitanen joined SKF in 1988 and is succeeded on an interim basis by Aldo Cedrone, currently head of ball bearing operations and managing director of SKF Italy. Viitanen will remain in an advisory role during a transition period.
“I would like to thank both Patrick and Kent for their many years of service and commitment to SKF. On behalf of all my colleagues in SKF, I wish them well in the future.” Said Rickard Gustafson, president and CEO, SKF.