Hexagon strengthens Group Management

4 February 2010

In line with the accelerating globalisation and the growing importance of emerging markets, Hexagon has strengthened the Group Management team by making the following additions, effective as of April, 2010:

· William Gruber, President of Hexagon Metrology and member of Group Management, will be assuming the position of Executive Vice President for the Group. His new responsibilities, among others, include M&A (mergers and acquisitions) and strategic alliances.

· Norbert Hanke will succeed William as President of Hexagon Metrology. Norbert has been with the company since 2000 and his most recent positions have been CFO for Metrology as well as responsible for operations in the sales regions RoA (Asia excl. China) and South America.

· Li Hongquan, President for Hexagon's operations in China. Hongquan has held that position since 2000.

Norbert and Hongquan will join Ola Rollén - President and CEO, Håkan Halén - CFO, William Gruber - EVP, Frederick London - General Counsel and Bo Pettersson - Chief Technical Officer forming the new management team for the Group. Gert Viebke will leave his position as VP Strategy.

Hexagon AB is a global measurement technologies company with strong market positions. Hexagon's mission is to develop and market leading technologies and services to measure in one, two or three dimensions, to position and update objects and to time processes. The group has about 8 000 employees in 35 countries and net sales of about 12 000 MSEK. Read more at www.hexagon.se.

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