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SKF replaces Bearing Operations chief Graux, Viitanen to take over

Friday, 8 Sep 2017 06:00am EDT 

Sept 8 (Reuters) - SKF :SKF makes changes to group management.Says Kent Viitanen is appointed president, Bearing Operations.Says Viitanen is succeeding Luc Graux, who will take up a new role within Bearing Operations.Viitanen was previously Senior Vice President, Group People, Communication and Quality."This change ensures we have leadership in place to implement our already announced investments in world-class manufacturing and digitalisation of our supply and logistics chain," says SKF CEO Alrik Danielson .