Ryds Bilglas recruits new Managing Director in Norway
Ryds Bilglas (in Norway Ryds Bilglass) has recruited Tone Jakobsen as the new Managing Director for Ryds Bilglass AS.
Tone Jakobsen will be assuming duties 2020-06-01. Tone comes to us from Riis Bilglass where she worked in a corresponding role.
”I am proud and happy to present Tone Jakobsen as the new Managing Director in Norway,” says Anders Jensen, CEO for Ryds Bilglas: ”With Tone, we get a solid leader with experience in both management and the car glass industry with strong focus on growth and collaboration. This recruitment is an important step in our continued efforts to become the market leader in the Nordic region.”
”I’m honoured to step in as Managing Director and to lead a company with both strong expertise and growth,” says Tone Jakobsen. ”I’m look forward to working with Ryds Bilglas employees, management and customers to take the next step in the company’s development and create customer-oriented and sustainable solutions.”
With the company’s portfolio of products and services, it is easy and convenient for customers to have damaged auto glazing repaired or replaced. Ryds Bilglas has collaborative and partner agreements with several insurance companies, and the goal is for all processes for all types of repairs and glass replacements to be efficient and environmentally sound.
Ryds Bilglas is a leading car glass expert with operations in the Nordic region and the UK. The company was founded in 1947 by the Ryd family, which still owns part of the company together with the majority owner Nordic Capital Fund VIII (Nordic Capital). The group’s four brands Ryds Bilglas, Samglas, Svenska Bussglas and National Windscreens (Mobile Windscreens) are close to the customers with over 220 workshops and 230 mobile units. All workshops in the Nordic region are certified according to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001. The group reported sales of approximately SEK 1.7 billion in 2019 with approximately 900 employees. For more information please visit www.rydsbilglas.se