CEO and Senior Management

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

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.
Other assignments:
Board member Brenderup Group AB.
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

Senior Vice President Corrugated Solutions
Born:1968
Employed:2016
Education:
MSc in Chemistry, Karlstad University.Executive MBA, Mgruppen
Background:
Area VP, Nalco Water, Sales Director BillerudKorsnäs AB, VD Bycosin AB.

Uno Brinnen

Senior Vice President Forestry
Born:1956
Employed:2012
Education:
MSc in Forestry, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Umeå. Licentiate Degree in Forestry, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Garpenberg.
Other assignments:
Board member of Svenska FSC® and Skogforsk. Member of KSLA.
Background:
Director of Forestry, Korsnäs AB.

Paulina Ekvall

Senior Vice President Corporate Human Resources
Born:1968
Employed:2017
Education:
Human Resources and Working Life Programme, Lund University, Ruter Dam Manager Development Programme, Ascend Executive Management Leadership Programme, Cape Town University, South Africa.
Background:
Sr Dir HR Arla Foods AB, VP HR Unilever Nordics, HR Director Nordics Johnson& Johnson Consumer, HR Director Pfizer Health AB, HR Director Swedish Prison and Probation Service.

Ulf Eliasson

Senior Vice President Production
Born:1962
Employed:2012
Education:
MSc in Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg.
Other assignments:
Chairman of the Board of SPCI (Svenska Pappers- och Cellulosa Ingenjörsföreningen – Swedish Society of Paper and Cellulose Engineers).
Background:
Senior Vice President Consumer Board BillerudKorsnäs, Mill Manager Korsnäs AB, Vice-President & Site Manager Rolls-Royce AB, Senior Vice-President & CEO Stora Enso Skoghall AB.

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 (Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment), Deputy Board Member Kempe Foundations.
Background:
Senior consultant at ÅF AB and Pöyry Forest Industry Consulting AB.

Peter Jhaveri

Senior Vice President Consumer Board
Born:1964
Employed:2017
Education:
MSc Engineering, Technical Physics, Lund University Faculty of Engineering
Background:
CEO Tetra Recart AB, CEO Tetra Pak Malaysia, Singapore & Phillipines.

Susanne Lithander

CFO
Born:1961
Employed:2011
Education:
MSc in Economics and Business, School of Business, Economics and Law, Gothenburg University.
Other assignments:
Board member of SEK (Svensk Exportkredit 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

Senior Vice President Packaging Paper
Born:1964
Employed:2006
Education:
MSc in Economics and Business, Uppsala University. Executive MBA, Mgruppen.
Other assignments:
Board member of CEPI Eurokraft, FreeForm Packaging AB and NINE AB.
Background:
Regional Sales Director, Tele2 Stockholm. Managing Director, AssiDomän Kraft Products Nordic Sales AB. Sales Manager, AssiDomän Scandinavia.

Magnus Wikström

Chief Technical Officer (CTO)
Born:1963
Employed:2006
Education:
MSc and PhD in Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm. Executive MBA, Mgruppen.
Other assignments:
Board member of Wallenberg Wood Science Center and EcoXpac A/S.
Background:
R & D Director Korsnäs AB, Research Manager Korsnäs Development, Project Area Manager STFI.