Magnus Yngen to succeed Alan O’Connell as new President and CEO of Camfil

Magnus Yngen
Magnus Yngen

After a successful career that has spanned three decades with Camfil, including 12 years as President and CEO of the Camfil Group, Alan O'Connell has decided it is time for him to step down. Magnus Yngen, currently a director on the board of Camfil AB, has been appointed new President and CEO as of September 1.

"I have experienced many rewarding years with Camfil but now the time has come for me to step down as CEO. Going forward, I will continue to work within Camfil for a period of time in a senior advisory capacity,” says Alan O’Connell.

In a joint statement, the principal owners of Camfil – Jan-Eric Larson, Executive Chairman, and Johan Markman, Deputy Chairman – made the following comment.

"Alan O’Connell has been instrumental in taking Camfil to its position as the global champion within the air filtration industry. Under his leadership, Camfil has almost doubled its sales and increased its profit margin two-fold.Alan has been a great and well appreciated leader and we are glad that he will remain within Camfil in a senior advisory capacity


“It also gives us great pleasure to announce that Magnus Yngen has accepted to become our new CEO. Magnus is an experienced leader, with a solid international background from several industries. We and Camfil’s management welcome him as new CEO and look forward to working with him in the years to come."

Camfil’s new CEO

Magnus Yngen has been a member of Camfil’s board for the last year and knows the company well. He will be based in Stockholm.

Prior to joining Camfil, he worked for the Electrolux Group, with management responsibility for its European operations, and was later appointed CEO of the Husqvarna Group. 

It is an honour and privilege for me to succeed Alan O’Connell as head of the largest and most successful air filtration group in the world. I look forward to further develop Camfil’s global operations so we can continue to maintain our leadership and meet the clean air needs of our many customers around the world," says Magnus Yngen.

For further information contact:
Eva Bergenheim-Holmberg
08-545 12 526


(19) 3847-8810

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