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Press release
30 Oct 2017, 13:00 CET

Petra Einarsson appointed new CEO of BillerudKorsnäs

The Board of Directors of BillerudKorsnäs has appointed Petra Einarsson new President and CEO of the company. Petra succeeds Per Lindberg who is, after 12 successful years, leaving BillerudKorsnäs on his own request for a new assignment. Petra Einarsson will assume her new position at the turn of the year 2017-2018.

”I am very glad to present Petra Einarsson as new President and CEO of BillerudKorsnäs”, says Lennart Holm, Chairman of the Board. “Petra is a highly experienced and competent leader. She has during her years as President of Sandvik Materials Technology shown her capability to successfully develop a complex process industry in a competitive environment. With Petra as new CEO, I am convinced we will succeed in our ambitions to further develop BillerudKorsnäs to new levels.”

Petra Einarsson is since 2013 President of Sandvik Materials Technology and a member of the Group Executive Management of Sandvik AB. Prior to that she has held a number of senior positions within the Sandvik group, including President of product area Tube, President of product area Strip and Financial Manager at Sandvik Materials Technology. Petra was born in 1967 and holds a B. Sc. in Business Administration and Economics.

Per Lindberg leaves his position as President and CEO as Petra Einarsson assumes the position.

For further information, please contact:

Lennart Holm, Chairman of the Board, BillerudKorsnäs AB (publ), phone: +46 70 630 8562

Henrik Essén, SVP Communication and Sustainability, BillerudKorsnäs AB (publ), phone: +46 730 573801

e-mail: henrik.essen@billerudkorsnas.com  

The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 13:00 CET on October 30th 2017.