Stefan Ranstrand has been President and Chief Executive Officer of TOMRA Systems ASA since August 2009. Prior to this, he held various management positions at ABB Ltd. (1991 - 2009), Data General AG (1988-1991), and IKEA (1985-1988).
Since joining TOMRA, he has led the business on a transformational journey from a loose collection of entities into one strong and unified brand. Stefan leads TOMRA with the belief that it is possible to create economic value in a way that also creates value for society and the vision and mission he has set for TOMRA strongly reflect this.
Stefan holds a Master of Science degree in Industrial and Management Engineering from the University of Technology, Linköping, Sweden and Darmstadt Technology University, Germany.
Ranstrand is a dual citizen of Sweden and Switzerland, and speaks fluent Swedish, German and English. He also has a basic understanding of Chinese (Mandarin).
Born in Gothenburg Sweden in 1960, his family includes wife Karin Ranstrand, and children Jonathan (’92) and Hanna (’97).
Number of shares in TOMRA Systems ASA: 134,452.