Executive Management Team

 

 

Christoph Michalski

President & Chief Executive Officer
Born:1966
Employed:2020
Education:
Master in Economics, Christian Albrechts University
Background:
CEO Vinda International, President SCA Hygiene, President SCA Asia Pacific, Director Global Marketing and Business Development Fonterra Brands, Unilever – various executive positions
Holdings in BillerudKorsnäs AB (publ):
39 263

Ivar Vatne

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Born:1978
Employed:2019
Education:
MSc in Economics, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH)
Other assignments:
Board member of Paper Bottle Company A/S
Background:
CFO Arla Foods UK Ltd, CFO Arla Foods AB, Vice President Finance Europe Region Fiskars. Various positions in Procter & Gamble (P&G) for 10 years
Holdings in BillerudKorsnäs AB (publ):
8941

Paulina Ekvall

Executive Vice President Human Resources
Born:1968
Employed:2017
Education:
Bachelor in HR Management/labor law, Lund University
Background:
Sr Dir HR Arla Foods AB, VP HR Unilever Nordics, HR Director Nordics Johnson&Johnson Consumer, HR Director Pfizer Health AB
Holdings in BillerudKorsnäs AB (publ):
7439

Ulf Eliasson

Executive Vice President Technology
Born:1962
Employed:2012
Education:
MSc, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg
Background:
Executive Vice President Sustainability & Strategic Development, Executive Vice President Sourcing & Technology, Senior Vice President Production BillerudKorsnäs AB, Senior Vice President Consumer Board BillerudKorsnäs AB, Mill Director Korsnäs AB, Vice President & Site Manager Rolls-Royce AB, Senior Vice President & CEO Stora Enso Skoghall AB
Holdings in BillerudKorsnäs AB (publ):
13 127

Matthew Hirst

Executive Vice President Commercial
Born:1977
Employed:2021
Education:
Bachelor in Sports Science and Recreation Management, Loughborough University. Masters in Management, Durham University
Background:
Vice President Category Professional Hygiene, Essity. Global Brand Director, Essity. Various sales and marketing roles Essity
Holdings in BillerudKorsnäs AB (publ):
2 437

Robert A. Kreizenbeck

Executive Vice President North America
Born:1968
Employed:2022
Education:
Bachelor in Metallurgical Engineering (University of Washington); Master in Business Administration (Mississippi College)
Background:
SVP Operations Verso, VP Operations WestRock Company and KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (now a subsidiary of WestRock Company), various operations management roles at International Paper and Abitibi Consolidated.

Tor Lundqvist

Executive Vice President Operations
Born:1971
Employed:2010
Education:
MSc. Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm.
Background:
Business Unit Director Div Solutions, BillerudKorsnäs. Mill Director Skärblacka Mill BillerudKorsnäs. Managing Director Hylte Mill, Stora Enso.
Holdings in BillerudKorsnäs AB (publ):
6252

Andreas Mattsson

Executive Vice President & General Counsel
Born:1978
Employed:2013
Education:
Master of Law, Lund University.
Background:
Senior Associate, law firm Cederquist, International Visiting Attorney, Skadden Arps..
Holdings in BillerudKorsnäs AB (publ):
9144

Erik Olsson

Executive Vice President Strategy
Born:1961
Employed:2021
Education:
Master in Computer technology/ Industrial automatization, Luleå University of Technology
Other assignments:
Board member of Svenska Aerogel AB
Background:
Executive Vice President and President Pöyry Management Consulting PLC, Leading positions within Norske Skog, SCA, Stora Enso and Sveaskog. Founded and built two bioenergy companies in USA
Holdings in BillerudKorsnäs AB (publ):
1 690

Anna-Maria Tuominen-Reini

Executive Vice President Wood Supply
Born:1974
Employed:2021
Education:
MSc in Economics and Business Administration, Hanken School of Economics, Master of Business Administration (MBA), Helsinki School of Economics
Other assignments:
Board Member of Bergvik Skog Öst
Background:
Head of Procurement Metso Outotec, SVP Sourcing and Manufacturing Outotec, SVP Supply Chain, Supply Chain Director and VP Supply Chain Stora Enso, various roles at Unilever, Huhtamaki and Cebal
Holdings in BillerudKorsnäs AB (publ):
2500