Press Release – New CEO at CM Hammar


Håkan Skutberg and Henrik Pålsson

On April 18th Håkan Skutberg assumes the role of chief executive officer at CM Hammar AB. Håkan Skutberg has twelve years of experience in different leading roles from the marine division within Federal Mogul Corporation. Most recently he served as chief financial officer at Hammar’s parent company Ernströmgruppen AB.

“I am happy and honored to take this role at Hammar and I look forward to working with the highly experienced Hammar team” says Håkan Skutberg. “Hammar has a long and successful history thanks to its commitment to quality and innovation and I am exited to develop the company even further”.

Håkan Skutberg succeeds Henrik Pålsson who has been leading Hammar since 2003. Pålsson will remain as board member at Hammar and will also continue working with different projects within the company. During Pålsson’s leadership Hammar’s revenue has more than doubled and Hammar has consolidated its leading position on the global market.

“It is the right time for me to move on and I am confident that Håkan Skutberg, with his deep experience and expertise within the marine market, is the right person to lead the company forward”, says Henrik Pålsson.

CM Hammar leads the way towards increased safety on the seas by actively developing new safety products. We develop, manufacture and supply release units for life rafts and EPIRBs, Remote Release Systems as well as Hydrostatic Inflators for lifejackets.

For more information please contact:
Håkan Skutberg
Cell: +46 733 278 882

Henrik Pålsson
Cell: +46 706 317 445