Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is ultimately responsible for ensuring that the management and organisation of the company’s business is suitable.

  • The Board of Directors monitors BillerudKorsnäs’ operations and management and passes decisions in significant areas concerning strategy, investment, organisation and finance.
  • The Board of Directors has two permanent committees: the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee. The Board of Directors can also establish temporary committees to deal with specific matters.
  • The Board of Directors consists of the Directors, including the chairman, elected for the period until the end of the next Annual General Meeting. In addition, the Board of Directors includes trade unions representatives.

Lennart Holm

Chairman of the Board since 2014, Board member since 2012, chairman of the investment committee, member of the remuneration committee
Born:1960
Education:
MSc in Chemical Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg.
Other assignments:
Chairman of Axolot Solutions AB, Brunkeberg Systems AB, Hamnkrogen i Helsingborg Holding AB, Nexam Chemical Holding AB, Polygiene AB, Tuve Holding AB and Vida AB. Board member of Holm och Gross Holding AB and Preventic Försäkrings AB.
Background:
Chairman of the Board and CEO of the Perstorp Group, active at Stora Enso and partner in PAI Partners SAS.
Independent/Not independent:
Independent of the Company and management, independent of the Company's major shareholders

Michael M.F. Kaufmann

Board member since 2005, member of the Remuneration Committee, member of the Investment Committee
Born:1948
Education:
MBA, Universities of Stuttgart and Erlangen-Nürnberg.
Other assignments:
CEO, Frapag Beteiligungsholding AG. Chairman of Frapag America, Inc. and HKW Privatstiftung. Deputy Chairman of By Out Europe II.
Background:
Formerly held various managerial positions in Frantschach/Mondi, Vienna, Austria.
Independent/Not independent:
Independent of the Company and management, not independent of the Company's major shareholders.

Andrea Gisle Joosen

Board member since 2015, member of the Audit Committee
Born:1964
Education:
MSc International Business, Copenhagen Business School.
Other assignments:
Chairman of Teknikmagasinet AB. Board member of Dixons Carphone PLC, ICA Gruppen AB, James Hardie Industries PLC and Mr Green & Co AB.
Background:
CEO of Boxer TV Access AB, Managing Director of Panasonic’s business in the Nordics, Chantelle and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. Previously held management positions at Johnson & Johnson and Procter & Gamble.
Independent/Not independent:
Independent of the Company and management, independent of the Company's major shareholders.

Bengt Hammar

Board member since 2014, member of the investment committee
Born:1951
Education:
BA and MA in International Economy and Politics, Princeton University,New Jersey, USA.
Other assignments:
Director and senior adviser, Pöyry Capital Ltd.
Background:
Managing Director, Head of Global Forest Products & Packaging, Barclays De Zoete Wedd Ltd. Executive Director, Head of European Forest Products & Packaging, Morgan Stanley & Co. Int.
Independent/Not independent:
Independent of the Company and management, independent of the Company's major shareholders.

Mikael Hellberg

chairman of the Remuneration Committee, member of the Audit Committee.
Born:1954
Education:
BSc in Economics, University of Minnesota, United States. Studies at Stockholm School of Economics.
Other assignments:
Chairman of Delicato Bakverk AB, Berntson Brands AB, FTI AB, InHouse Group Sweden AB, Humlegårdens Ekolager AB and Einar Belvén Foundation. Board member for FreskGroup AB, among others.
Background:
CEO of Wasabröd AB, Pripps Bryggerier/Carlsberg Sverige AB, Alcro-Beckers AB and Nordic Head of Procter & Gamble HABC. Chairman of companies including AB Annas Pepparkakor, Björnkläder AB, NCS Colour AB, Wernersson Ost AB, Mobeon AB, Spring Mobile AB and Anticimex AB.
Independent/Not independent:
Independent of the Company and management, independent of the Company's major shareholders.

Kristina Schauman

Board member since 2014, chairman of the Audit Committee
Born:1965
Education:
MSc in Economics and Business, Stockholm School of Economics
Other assignments:
Board member of ÅF AB, Livförsäkringsbolaget Skandia ömsesidigt, Orexo AB, Apoteket AB, Coor Service Management AB and Ellos Group Holding AB and BEWi Group AB
Background:
Various financial managerial positions in Stora Enso, ABB and Investor and top executive positions in OMX AB, Carnegie Investment bank and Apoteket AB.
Independent/Not independent:
Independent of the Company and management, independent of the Company's major shareholders.

Victoria Van Camp

Board member since 2017, member of the investment committee
Born:1966
Education:
MSc in Mechanical Engineering and PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Luleå University of Technology.
Other assignments:
President, Business & Product Development at SKF Group. Board member of PREERA.
Background:
Board member of VBG Group AB. Director of Industrial Market Technology & solutions, Director of Product Innovation Lubrication BU and various other executive positions within SKF Group.
Independent/Not independent:
Independent of the Company and management, independent of the Company’s major shareholders.

Ulrika Gustafsson

Deputy Board member since 2016, employee representative for PTK
Born:1967
Education:
Upper secondary school engineering qualification in Chemistry, various university courses
Other assignments:
Chair of BillerudKorsnäs Gävle Unionen branch. Various assignments for Unionen trade union at regional and central level. Board member for Korsnäs Foundation Social Fund.
Independent/Not independent:
Independent of management and the Company's major shareholders, not independent of the Company (employed)

Nicklas Johansson

Board member since 2016, employee representative for Pappers
Born:1968
Other assignments:
Chairman of Pappers Section 165 trade union branch
Independent/Not independent:
Independent of management and the Company's major shareholders, not independent of the Company (employed).

Gunnevi Lehtinen Johansson

Board member since 2016, employee representative PTK
Born:1969
Education:
Chemistry studies at Åbo Akademi University, Turku.
Other assignments:
Production controller in BillerudKorsnäs, union council member in Junis.
Independent/Not independent:
Independent of management and the Company's major shareholders, not independent of the Company (employed).

Bo Knöös

Deputy Board Memeber Since 2017 Employee Representative Pappers
Born:1964
Other assignments:
Chairman of Pappers Section 96 trade union branch
Independent/Not independent:
Independent of management and the Company's major shareholders, not independent of the Company (employed).