Meet the talented and experienced members of our Executive Management Team.

executive management team

Per Lidström CEO

Per Lidström
President and CEO Cibes Lift Group
Education: M.Sc. Eng.
Previous experience: COO of Seco Tools AB, Business Unit Manager within Sandvik Materials Technology AB and President Pennsylvania Extruded Tube Company (USA)
Born: 1976
Started at Cibes: 2019

CFO of Cibes Lift Group

Malin Wadsby
CFO Cibes Lift Group
Education: M.Sc.Ind.Eng.& Management
Previous experience: Vestas, Ørsted and Sandvik
Born: 1985
Started at Cibes: 2021

VP Sales Asia

Samson Popowitz
Vice President and COO Cibes Lift Group
Education: BA, Dartmouth College
Previous experience: VP, Sales & Marketing China, Asia, and MENA of Cibes Lift Group,
VP Operations of OSM Group, Space Flight Instructor at NASA
Born: 1975
Started at Cibes: 2013

VP M&A, Strategy & Business Support

Mathias Brandhammar
VP Corporate Development
Education: Bus.Cand, Finance Admin.
Previous experience: CFO of Cibes Lift Group, CFO of Gyros AB, several senior management positions within the field of Finance & Administration within Cytvia AB.
Born: 1969
Started at Cibes: 2014

PU Director at Cibes Lift AB (Jiaxing) Co. Ltd.

Russel Walker
Vice President, Sales & Marketing China, Asia & MENA
Education: BA, University of Michigan
Previous experience: PU Director at Cibes Lift AB (Jiaxing) Co. Ltd., Operations Director at Splitvision Technology (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd., Operations Director at OSM Manufacturing (Dongguan) Co. Ltd.
Born: 1975
Started at Cibes: 2018

VP Sales Europe & UK President and CEO Cibes Lift Group AB

Merijn Aldewereld
VP Sales Europe
Education: MBA International Business
Previous experience: MD Aesy Liften, MD Mechan Group, Operations Director Pon Equipment
Born: 1982
Started at Cibes: 2017

Director Marketing & After Sales

Paul Bokkers
Director Marketing & After Sales
Education: Meridiaan College, Sales
Previous experience: Marketing & Sales Manager Aesy Liften, Business Development and Account Management Elseco elevator security components
Born: 1982
Started at Cibes: 2010

Theodor Ernstsson

Theodor Ernstson
Director Product Management &  Modularization
Education: M.Sc. Business Administration.
Previous experience: Business Director, Splitvision Design. Director Operations Design, Quality & Fulfillment, OSM Group.
Born: 1977
Started at Cibes: 2021

Michael Graff
VP Sales Americas
Education: William Rainey Harper College
Previous experience: Managing Director of American Elevator of Atlanta Inc., Owner/CEO of American Elevator of Atlanta, Sales and Branch Management for Minolta, Pitney Bowes and MCI Worldcom
Born: 1966
Started at Cibes: 2021