Denmark: FLSmidth has appointed Carsten Riisberg Lund as its new Cement Industry President and member of Group Executive Management. It follows the resignation of Jan Kjaersgaard due to family reasons.
Riisberg Lund has worked for FLSmidth for over 30 years in various roles, most recently as the president for Region Europe, North Africa and Russia (ENAR) where he has been responsible for all sales and service activities in the region, with a particular focus on customer relationships and creating a single interface for customers. He has played a role in implementing the equipment producer’s current regional strategy and expanding its presence in Eastern Europe. Riisberg Lund started his career as a process and commissioning engineer. Since then he has headed FLSmidth’s former Material Handling division and spent three years as a managing director in India.
Outgoing Cement Industry President Kjaersgaard joined FLSmidth in early 2018 as president of the Product Company Division. In July 2018, he took the role as president of the Cement Industry division.