New President at Shapeline

Helmut Hackl will take up the position as President of Shapeline as of May 1st, 2016, as Magnus Titus will leave Shapeline for new operative challenges outside the company.

Helmut has already started at Shapeline, working together with Magnus to ensure a smooth transition in the company’s management.

Mr. Hackl has a M.Sc. in Metallurgy from the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, and a long background within the ABB Group, including several management positions in ABB’s Steel & Metal business segments. He comes latest from a position as Vice President – Business Development for the Steel & Metals industry.
“I’m very honored to take up this challenge. Shapeline is the market leader in flatness measurement solutions, and with new exciting products on the way to the market. I’m looking forward to a great future.” says Helmut.

“We know Helmut since a long time as a colleague in the steel industry, and I’m very happy that he has had the opportunity to take on the responsibility as President for Shapeline.” says Magnus Titus. Mr. Titus will remain one of the Owners of Shapeline and will continue to support the company in this capacity.

Jonas Eklind, Shapeline’s Chairman of the Board; – “Helmut will, with his experience, network and enthusiasm, strongly contribute to Shapeline. We are all wishing him very welcome on board. I also want to thank Magnus for his great efforts and wish him all the best in his new ventures.”