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HANZA expands the procurement function

Publish date: 2013-09-16

HANZA strengthens its supply management to meet customer requirements and the Group's growth strategy by recruiting industry expertise and thru a major reorganization

HANZA has made two new recruitments in strategic purchasing at group which completes the organization and staffing. Mattias Annas has taken over as Strategic Purchasing Manager for the electronics division. Mattias comes from St. Jude Medical, where he held several positions in sourcing and also earlier Pharmacia & Upjohn.
Thomas Wennerstad has been appointed Strategic buyers for the electronics division. He has a long history in purchasing from Ericsson, NOTE and also component distribution (Arrow Components).
"We have adopted a strategy of global sourcing which enables continued growth, says Bengt Emesten, Vice President of Sourcing & Supply Chain," It's fun to be able to expand in an industry that otherwise have been very exposed and has experienced several bankruptcies "

"We have been fortunate to grow organically with new customers who require a modern, complete manufacturing partner." Says Erik Stenfors, CEO, "To continue to reduce costs for our customers, the sourcing process is key."

For more information, please contact:

Bengt Emesten, Vice President of Sourcing & Supply Chain, bengt.emesten @ hanza.com
mob: +46 703 822828


HANZA is one of the leading complete contract manufacturers in the Nordic countries in mechanics (sheet metal and machining), electronics and cabling. The Group has production facilities in Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Poland, Slovakia and China. HANZA group turnover of approximately 1.3 Billion EUR and has 1100 employees. HANZA also offers assembly and box build products with customized solutions for sourcing and logistics. For more information, please visit our website: www.hanza.com




HANZA is a fast growing industrial business partner within manufacturing. The company offers a unique combination of advisory services and tailormade manufacturing solutions that increases growth and profitability for its customers. HANZA was founded in 2008 and has grown into a billion SEK company. The Company currently operates in Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Poland, Czech Republic and China. Among HANZA’s clients there are leading industrial companies such as Kone, Konecranes, Atlas Copco, ABB and Saab Defense.


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