She replaces Stefan Ranstrand, who held the position for the past 12 years, and becomes the first female president and CEO of the company since it was founded in 1972.
Tove Andersen comes to TOMRA from the leading global fertilizer company YARA International, which is also headquartered in Norway, where she was executive vice president Europe.
Chairman of the TOMRA Board of directors, Jan Svensson, said: “The Board is delighted that, after a search process and her appointment as communicated before, Tove Andersen is now joining TOMRA as the company’s president and CEO.
“Tove Andersen is a proven leader with a distinguished track record, broad expertise and a passion for sustainability. Tove is a people- and customer-centered person which we believe ideally suits TOMRA in its present development stage. I am personally very pleased that we have been able to attract someone of her caliber, track record and potential.”