Normet announced today that Himanshu Kapadia has been nominated as head of GCCT (Ground Control and Construction Technologies) as of 1 July 2017 and Odd-Björn Kleven will move to a new role to solutions development head.

Himanshu Kapadia is coming from BASF where he has had a long and successful career, the latest being responsible managing market operations for BASF Construction Chemicals across the Asia and Pacific Region based in Singapore.

"These changes are made to strengthen execution of our strategy and to build stronger process solution capabilities in the underground mining and tunnelling community, to better serve our customer needs," said Normet Group president and CEO Robin Lindahl.

"Himanshu Kapadia has a long experience in both mining and tunneling and has a strong track record for driving growth in the markets. Odd-Bjørn Kleven has strongly contributed to the growth of our GCCT Business Line and will now focus on building strong capabilities to serve our customer base with end-to-end process solutions."

Both Himanshu Kapadia and Odd-Bjørn Kleven will report to Robin Lindahl and be part of the Normet Leadership team.