SKF Adds New Chief Technology Officer

Annika Ölme will re-join the bearings maker in October to lead its technology development efforts.
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Bearings maker SKF announced Aug. 24 that Annika Ölme has joined the Sweden-based company as chief technology officer and senior vice president of technology development. She will begin her position on Oct. 15.

Ölme joins SKF from SAAB Radar Solutions, where she is CTO and head of engineering. She has also been managing director of Arcam, a subsidiary of General Electric. Between 2002-2017, Annika held various positions within SKF.

Ölme has a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology and a Master of Business Administration from Waikato University.

“I’m happy to welcome Annika back to SKF and look forward to working with her as we continue to strengthen our technology development efforts for traditional and future applications around the rotating shaft,” said Rickard Gustafson, SKF CEO.

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