Pepyn Dinandt has been appointed CEO and member of the board of bed manufacturer the Hilding Anders Group. He replaced Christer Åberg, who decided to step down from his position, on 8th December.

Pepyn has a long track record of working in international industry, and experience working for both private equity and publicly-listed companies. Most recently, he took over the chairmanship and CEO position of the KKR portfolio company, Ursa Insulation. Prior to that, he worked for a number of years as the CEO of Braas Monier Building Group, a global manufacturer and supplier of pitched roof products.

“I am very pleased to be joining Hilding Anders and to further develop a business with excellent opportunities for the future. My main focus will be to lead the company to more profitable growth. Also, building on the work of past successors, together with the team, we’ll speed up the change agenda that the company has experienced over the last year,” says Pepyn.

A Dutch citizen, Pepyn Dinandt holds a degree in Economics from the University of Wales.