TORBJÖRN ARVIDSSON has served as Vice President and Division Manager—Food Solutions and Services since 2008. Mr. Arvidsson served as a Division Manager for FMC Technologies’ Food Solutions and Services since October 2005.
Mr. Arvidsson rejoined Frigoscandia Equipment in 1994 as Business Development Manager, a role he continued in after the acquisition of Frigoscandia Equipment by FMC FoodTech in 1996. In 1998, Mr. Arvidsson was appointed General Manager North America, located in Seattle, Washington, a position he held until late 2000 when he was appointed General Manager Europe and relocated back to Helsingborg, Sweden. In 2001, Mr. Arvidsson also assumed responsibility for FMC FoodTech’s Asia Pacific region.
Mr. Arvidsson has been involved in the international food equipment industry his whole career, dating back to 1975 when he first joined Frigoscandia Equipment after graduating from Lund University, Sweden. In 1983 he graduated from IMI, Geneva (Advanced Management MBA). In 1984, Mr. Arvidsson served as General Manager for Square AB within the Alfa-Laval Group until 1987, when he joined Akerlund & Rausing as Division Manager for its overseas companies. In 1990, Mr. Arvidsson rejoined Alfa-Laval as Deputy General Manager for its convenience food division. Alfa-Laval later became Tetra-LaVal after Tetra-Pak’s acquisition of Alfa-Laval.