Hexagon AB, the global leader in digital reality solutions, combining sensor, software and autonomous technologies, announced the appointment of Maria Luthström and Gordon Dale as joint Presidents of the Autonomous Solutions (AS) division, effective 1 May 2024. Both will join the Hexagon Executive Management team, reporting directly to Paolo Guglielmini, President and CEO, Hexagon. Michael Ritter, the current President of AS, will retire at the end of 2024 following a transition period. Maria Luthström has been President of Hexagon's A&P division since October 2022. She joined Hexagon in 2015 and previously headed Hexagon's Sustainability and Investor Relations functions, expanding the company's strategic and ESG (environmental, social, and governance) agenda, strengthening Hexagon's culture and increasing shareholder value. Luthström holds a Master of Science in Business and Economics.
Gordon Dale has been Chief Operating Officer of the A&P division since 2016 and has been instrumental in the formation of the AS division in his capacity as Chief Synergy Officer. He has been part of Hexagon for 16 years, having joined via Hexagon's acquisition of NovAtel, the global leader in high-precision positioning technology. He holds a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering.