In order to strengthen leadership and profitability over the long term at the Gruvön mill, a new mill manager has been appointed.
Per Bjurbom will take over the post as of 1 December 2007. Per Bjurbom joins Billerud from Holmen Paper, where he was site manager at the Hallsta mill. He was also previously site manager at the Skoghall mill, Stora Enso. His assignment will be to develop Gruvön to meet future challenges and raise profitability at all levels of the mill.
The current mill manager at Gruvön, Anders Snell, will return to Billerud’s head office in Solna where his new role will be to strengthen Billerud’s investment planning and strengthen the Group’s position within energy efficiency, energy production and the environment.
Solna, August 23, 2007
Billerud AB (publ)
President & CEO