CEO and Senior Management Team


From left: Uno Brinnen, Ulf Eliasson, Mikael Andersson, Christer Simrén, Per Lindberg, Henrik Essén, Susanne Lithander, Magnus Wisktröm, Peter Jahveri, Paulina Ekvall, Johan Nellbeck

Per Lindberg

Per Lindberg

President and CEO

Born:1959

Employed: 2005

 

Education:

M.Sc and PhD, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg.

Other assignments:

Board member of Nordstjernan AB, Bergvik Skog AB and Middlepoint AB. Member of IVA Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences Division VIII – Forest Technology.

Background:

Managing Director, Korsnäs AB. Vice President, Investment AB Kinnevik. Management and strategy consultant, Applied Value Corporation, US.

Christer Simrén

Christer Simrén

Executive Vice President, COO

Born:1961

Employed: 2012

 

Education:

MSc and PhD, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg. MSc in Economics and Business, School of Business, Economics and Law, Gothenburg University.

Background:

CEO of Korsnäs AB and Wermland Paper AB. Member of the management team of Kinnevik. Chairman of the Board of Grycksbo Paper Holding AB.

Mikael Andersson

Mikael Andersson

Senior Vice President, Corrugated Solutions, Corrugated Solutions

Born:1968

Employed: 2016

 

Education:

MSc Chemistry Karlstad University
Executive MBA M-Gruppen

Background:

Area VP Nalco Water, Sales Director Billerudkorsnäs AB, Sales & Marketing Director Billerud AB, VD Bycosin AB

Uno Brinnen

Uno Brinnen

Senior Vice President Forestry

Born: 1956

Employed: 2001

 

Education:

MSc, forestry, Sweden’s Agricultural University, Umeå Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Garpenberg.

Other assignments:

Board member of Svenska FSC and Skogforsk. Member of KSLA.

Work experience:

Director of forestry, Korsnäs AB. 

Paulina Ekvall

Paulina Ekvall

Senior Vice President Human Resources

Born: 1968

Employed:2017

 

Education:

Program for Human Resources, Univeristy of Lund, Ruter Dam Management Leadership Program, Ascend Executive, Management Leadership Program, Cape Town University, South Africa.

Other assignments:-

Background:

Sr Dir HR Arla Foods AB, VP HR Unilever Nordics, HR Director Nordics Johnson & Johnson Consumer, HR Director Pfizer Health AB, Human Resources Kriminalvården.

Ulf Eliasson

Ulf Eliasson

Senior Vice President Production

Born:1962

Employed: 2009

 

Education:

MSc in Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg.

Other assignements:

Chairman of SPCI(Svenska Pappers- och Cellulosa Ingenjörsföreningen– Swedish Society of Paper andCelluloseEngineers).

Background:

Senior Vice President Consumer Board BillerudKorsnäs, Mill Director Korsnäs AB, Vice President & Site Manager Rolls-Royce AB, Senior Vice President & CEO Stora Enso Skoghall AB

Henrik Essén

Henrik Essén

Senior Vice President Communication and Sustainability

Born: 1974

Employed: 2011

 

Education:

MSc in Engineering Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm.

Other assignments: Board member of ACE (Allicance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment), deputy board member of the Kempe Foundations.

Work experience:

Senior Consultant at ÅF AB and Pöyry Forest Industry Consulting
Project manager  Exportrådet

Peter Jhaveri

Peter Jhaveri

Senior Vice President Consumer Board

Born:1964

Employed:2017

 

Education: Master of Science in Engineering Physics, Lund University

Background: Managing Director Tetra Recart. Managing Director Tetra Pak Malaysia, Singapore & Philippines

Susanne Lithander

Susanne Lithander

CFO

Born:1961

Employed: 2011

 

Education:

MSc in Economics and Business, School of Business, Economics and Law, Gothenburg 

Other Assignments:

Board member Eltel AB and Swedish Export Credit AB.

Background:
CEO, Mercuri International Group. Executive Vice President & Head of Advisory Services, BU Global Services, Ericsson AB. Executive Vice President Finance & Operational Development, BU Global Services, Ericsson AB. Executive Vice President & Head of Business Operations, Ericsson Inc., TX, USA.

Johan Nellbeck

Johan Nellbeck

Senior Vice President Packaging Paper

Born:1964

Employed: 2006

 

Education:

MSc in Economics and Business, Uppsala University. Executive MBA, Mgruppen.

Other assignements:

Board member of CEPI Eurokraft, FreeForm Packaging AB and NINE AB.

Background:

Regional Sales Director Stockholm, Tele2, Managing Director AssiDomän Kraft Products Sales AB, Sales Manager, AssiDomän

Magnus Wikström

Magnus Wikström

Chief Technology Officer

Born: 1963

Employed: 2006

 

Education:

MSc and PhD in Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm. Executive MBA, Mgruppen. 

Other assignments:

Board member of EcoXpac A/S.

Background:

R&D Director Korsnäs AB, Research manager Korsnäs Development, Project area manager STFI

Last updated: 2015-01-27