January 27, 2017

Paul Bram will take over as CEO of Hasselblad on February 1, 2017

Hasselblad under new leadership

Perry Oosting, CEO of Hasselblad, the specialist in high-quality professional medium format will step down from his role by the end of this month. Having guided Hasselblad to stability, strong sales as well as the partnership with aerial camera company DJI, CEO Perry Oosting had accomplished what he was asked to achieve and has decided to step down from his operational responsibilities and return to a role as advisor to the board, the company said in a press release.

“We would like to thank Mr. Perry Oosting for his extraordinary efforts”, the Supervisory Board commented. ”Under his leadership a foundation for future growth is established and the company has extended its customer base substantially,”

“In the beginning of 2015 I was asked to take the role as CEO to secure sustainable growth and prepare the business for the next steps in its development”, said Oosting. ”During 2016, we launched several new products and a complete new electronic platform. The market reaction to the strategic direction and its products were overwhelming. I would like to thank all involved and foresee a bright future for the team of Hasselblad.”

Effective Feb 1, 2017, Paul Bram, currently Advisor to Hasselblad, was appointed Interim CEO.
He brings long time leadership experience from his time at Ericsson and Gambro to the company

“Over the coming months we will continue the started path and strategic direction, including accelerating R&D and software development in Gothenburg, Sweden”, Bram commented.

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