Stefan Steenstrup Appointed President of Seco

July 20, 2021 8:28 am

Fagersta – Stefan Steenstrup has been appointed President and CEO of Seco as of October 1, 2021, succeeding Fredrik Vejgården who decided to leave Seco to start his own business.

Stefan has been working for Sandvik for more than 20 years most recently serving as President of Dormer Pramet since 2017. Prior to that, he held various positions at Sandvik Machining Solutions (SMS), such as Global Sales Director, Business Development Manager and Product Service Manager.

Stefan holds a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark in Copenhagen. He is Danish, and is currently living in Milan, Italy with his family.

Stefan’s extensive experience and solid understanding of the machine tooling industry with a strong customer focus creates an excellent foundation to continue the growth of the Seco business around the world.

“I am really excited to start this new challenge and to continue to develop the strong culture within Seco,” says Stefan Steenstrup. “I firmly believe that being inclusive allows everyone to contribute fully and to take Seco to the next level,” he continues.

With its origins in Fagersta, Sweden, and present in more than 75 countries, Seco Tools is a leading global solution provider of metal cutting solutions for indexable milling, solid milling, turning, hole-making, threading and tooling systems. With the hands-on application advice of Seco Tools, the company drives excellence for more than 80 years throughout the entire manufacturing process of manufacturers by ensuring high-precision machining and high-quality output. For more information on how Seco innovative products, expert services, knowledge and experience bring success to manufacturers across all industry segments, please visit

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